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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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