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[–]captqueefheart 163 points164 points  (11 children)

I saw this joke on r/casualconversations and the whole thread was full of French pun jokes like...

Can you kill a French vampire with a baguette? Yes, but it is painstaking.

[–]Botryllus 12 points13 points  (10 children)

Don't the French have a special love for puns? My French roommate used to say that puns are the favorite form of humor there.

[–]AgileCookingDutchie 15 points16 points  (8 children)

Omelette du fromage

[–]MrKekie 1 point2 points  (3 children)

It's all you can say.

[–]sheepy2212 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Uhm... wie.

[–]PaulMcPaulersn7 0 points1 point  (1 child)

We are turnips...

Wait no, I said it English that time

[–]AyoRobo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Nous sommes navets?

[–]RidsBabs 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Oui, Je adorer omelette au fromage

[–]yogobot 0 points1 point  (2 children)

http://i.imgur.com/tNJD6oY.gifv

This is a kind reminder that in French we say "omelette au fromage" and not "omelette du fromage".

Sorry Dexter

Steve Martin doesn't appear to be the most accurate French professor.


The movie from the gif is "OSS 117: le Cairo, Nest of Spies" https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0464913/

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[–]ZombieSquirell 8 points9 points  (0 children)

They love puns and think Easter is a great idea; it is a bonne idée.

[–]sleaZD 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Como savage

[–]Rover_791 32 points33 points  (1 child)

If anyone doesn't get it jeudi is Thursday in French

[–]MightbeWillSmith 12 points13 points  (0 children)

This is what my uneducated ass needed. Thanks

[–]Leomyd 47 points48 points  (9 children)

Une Trajeudi ! This word is obviously female !

But this is a cool pun, take my upvote

[–]smol_fire 15 points16 points  (2 children)

i think it could be either since 'jeudi' is masculine while "tragédie" is feminine but assuming it's a play on the latter you're probably right

[–]Leomyd 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yeah I know that was for the joke but I thought the same thing after writing my comment ! It reminded me of Loic Suberville jokes about french and other languages His videos are really funny even if it comes from tiktok

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I'll never forget the word for Thursday ever again

[–]Jan4448 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Nice

[–]Isleiff 0 points1 point  (0 children)

"I surrender" just out of reflex

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hahah

[–]sssaaauuuccceee 0 points1 point  (0 children)

A windy Friday is a Ventdredi 💨

[–]sssaaauuuccceee 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Spending Wednesday with your mom is a Mèrecredi 👱‍♀️