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Merde!: The Real French You Were Never Taught at School

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Merde! is the ultimate survival guide for understanding everyday French as it is really spoken. This real-life resource is for everyone who remembers thumbing through English/French dictionaries for such essential words as "toilet paper" and "damn, " as well as for the far more interesting, titillating terms to describe body parts and bodily functions. There are epithets f...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published December 9th 1998 by Touchstone (first published 1986)
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eliza
somewhat misogynistic, but that's slang for you. this book has helped me understand conversational french SO much better, because every-day french is much more vulgar than your professor would have you know.
J.M.
Funny little book that compiles together in one place all French insults, curses, and slang. I would've loved a copy in high school.
Robert
You wanna know dirty words and slang? This is the book for you. More information than I could absorb my first time through for sure.
Alexander Miranda
Nov 03, 2007 Alexander Miranda rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: vulgar lovers oflanguage
This is a cool language book...french slang, bad language. A great self-defense book for french travel.
Enid Wilson
I learned all my dirty French from it, even quoted a sentence or two from it for my steamy stories.
Lisa
Merde: The Real French You Were Never Taught at School by Genevieve (1986)
Scott
Now I can curse like a Frenchman!
Mandy Conant
Haha, soooo funny.
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