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

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Do you remember when you were learning French at school and looked in vain through your dictionary for all the dirty words? Have you thought you had a reasonable command of the language, then seen a French film or gone to France only to find that you could barely understand a word? You were, of course, never taught real French by your boring teachers, who failed t

Paperback, 112 pages
Published March 27th 1986 by Scribner Book Company (first published 1986)
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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.
Funny little book that compiles together in one place all French insults, curses, and slang. I would've loved a copy in high school.
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  ·  review of another edition
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.
Merde: The Real French You Were Never Taught at School by Genevieve (1986)
Now I can curse like a Frenchman!
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