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maitaitom Apr 8th, 2004 10:47 AM

Warped Definitions of French Towns
 
My work was at a standstill this morning, and I was reading the post about beautiful small towns in France. Some lend themselves to some strange definitions. Such as:

Le Baux - Used in conjunction with Le Arrow
Agrippa - Guy who works on a movie set in Italy
Uzes - Used by gang members here in L.A.
Gordes - A great place to buy pumpkins
Angers - A town where you never look back
Reims - Without them, there would be no reasons
Riquewehr - Clothing line by Mr. Steves
Bayeux - Where you always feel blue
Saumar - A marshmellow treat or additional things such as, "I want Saumar Saumars."
La Grasse - Why it took me five years to graduate from college.
Baynac - What they call a Barry Bonds home run in San Francisco.
Mejannes Le Clap - What you get by dating the wrong girl in Mejannes.
Toulouse - Definition of that girl in Mejannes.
Dunkirque - What Spock said to the Captain after completing a task.
Valence - Where they shot Liberty.
Rouen - An old French building
Nice - A Frenchman's sister's daughter
Amiens - What a French congregation says after the prayer.
Nancy - French comic strip about a little girl.
Aix - a divorcée in Provence
Tours - busses loaded with foreigners in sweat suits.
Metz - A really bad French baseball team
Lunéville - a town full of crazy people
Crappone - a French toilet

Oh no, my work has finally showed up. I bid you all au revoir for now.
((H))

Gardyloo Apr 8th, 2004 10:50 AM

ROTF

KT Apr 8th, 2004 11:08 AM

Tarascon - What Scarlett said when she saw her plantation in ruins.

KT Apr 8th, 2004 11:14 AM

Pau - Writer of Le Raven
Vichy - Not legit; suspicious

maitaitom Apr 8th, 2004 11:16 AM

"Tarascon - What Scarlett said when she saw her plantation in ruins."

I knew this would spawn some other ones. Very good.
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capo Apr 8th, 2004 11:16 AM

Very funny...merci beaucoup!

My favorite: Riquewehr - Clothing line by Mr. Steves (don't tempt him!)

mclaurie Apr 8th, 2004 11:34 AM

Dordogne, the carpenter said after finishing the entrance. Then he waved and said Arles be seeing you.

Sorry Tom, I couldn't resist. Thanks for the laugh!

cigalechanta Apr 8th, 2004 11:37 AM

Brantome-new books for sale
chablis-how some tourists dress
Dinard-is served!
Toulouse-clothes after a diet

maitaitom Apr 8th, 2004 12:57 PM

"Clothing line by Mr. Steves (don't tempt him!)"

Yikes. It's bad enough to run into a flock of his followers, but what if they all looked alike, too? They'd be the Stepford Steves'.
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Gardyloo Apr 8th, 2004 01:02 PM

I suppose mentioning the little Midi town of Condom is out of line? Government by crooks? Or something else?

(BTW, the real town is "twinned" - sister city - with the Spanish town of Toro. Strong like bull.)


capo Apr 8th, 2004 01:11 PM

Menton: Ville des Hommes Lourds

KT Apr 8th, 2004 02:38 PM

I Nevers thought this thread would end so soon. Are there Nemours ideas?

maitaitom Apr 8th, 2004 02:50 PM

Honfleur - Where a bee spends much of its time.
((H))

rex Apr 8th, 2004 03:37 PM

Paris - - married to Ma Ris
Bruxelles - - what the beer vendor wanted to see more of
Talloires - - what Rick's 7 foot brother plans to market
Annecy - - what Lawrence Welk got, on his report card, in addition to "an A, an' a B"
Beaune - - the very best kind of china.

Best wishes,

Rex

Sue_xx_yy Apr 8th, 2004 04:09 PM

Well, Albi damned. Maitai's back.

wren Apr 8th, 2004 04:13 PM

Toulouse your mind is a very scary thing.

maitaitom Apr 8th, 2004 04:21 PM

"Well, Albi damned. Maitai's back."

Sue, you just Cantel when I'll show up.
((H))

maitaitom Apr 8th, 2004 04:26 PM

oops...Cantal
((H))

cigalechanta Apr 8th, 2004 04:34 PM

Nancy Cannes!

elle Apr 8th, 2004 05:13 PM


Hysterical thread. Thanks. I'll add just one:

Gigondas--Big booty


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