You may be an ex-pat, but you know you’re as French as you’ll ever be when:
- It no longer even occurs to you to go shopping at lunchtime.
You dunk your croissant in your coffee.</li> * You shrug at least ten times during every conversation. * You blame everything on Parisians. * You actually enjoy French television programmes. * You wouldn’t dream of coming back from the shops without a baguette and a tub of fromage blanc. * You arrive everywhere half an hour late. * You sing along to Jonny Halliday records. * You no longer hanker after Heinz salad cream or McVitie’s digestives. * You know the names of a good few of France’s 629 different types of cheese.</ol> Any more suggestions? **Daily snippets for 28 April:** Today’s Saint: St Valerie, martyred in the second century Famous French person born this day: in 1912, Odette Sansome Hallowes, French resistance worker Famous French person who died this day: Peter Chanel, missionary and martyr Today’s French word: _patriotique_ – patriotic Today’s expression: _les grands esprits se recontrent_ – great minds think alike <!-- Easy Plugin for AdSense Unfiltered [count: 0 is not less than 0] -->