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I need to talk about these for a class tomorrow. Help me out with suggestions.
Norse-men / North-men
but they were from Normandy and spoke French so nerr.
Normans in Scotland took on board Scottish language.
and it does to an extent state where they originiate from.
like they totes absorb culture like bounty
haz you not seen
the normans in sicily
normans totes french
But leik 11th century Normany is well totes different to France.
Slagging it about
Petit pain au chocolat
the language. French influences our language a lot especially in words to do with food and high status stuff.
How David Ginola made it acceptable for a man to care about his hair as much as a woman cares for hers.
You should talk about this at great detail.
I actually love Allo Allo. I cry with laughter whenever I watch it.
without a fucking clue what it means.
michel roux jr.
unfortunately not massive lunchbreaks
ps, my buddy DEFINITELY do not go to that toulouse uni-there's loads of admin issues and shit there.
the city looks so cool :( I don't want to go to any of the other cities.
Taught United how shit their two star defenders are.
Antoine de Caunes / Eurotrash - No joke. You could argue he carried on the risque style of 'sexy' comedy that the Carry On films were famous for. Read into that what you will.
Science & Tech:
Metric System / SI Units - Only The US (and maybe Libya & Burma) doesn' have it as a standard.
War & Medical:
Marie Curie / Her mobile radiography units during WWI - She was a nobel prize winner for it.
Also: modernist architecture. Le Corbusier was actually Swiss, but most of his modernist buildings were in France.
...have had a profound effect on the teaching of social sciences in Britain. Definitely.
Francophobia or general anti-French sentiment has shaped British culture to an extent... Everyone needs someone to whinge about to strengthen their own national identity - for us it's the French.
Booze runs... going over to France to get shitloads of cheap booze.
French "arthouse" cinema.
Shit like that.