French idioms … and bidets

April 8, 2015
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The Eat Horses Don’t They? The Truth About the French by Piu Marie Eatwell (HarperCollins, RRP $37):

Have you ever wondered what life in France is really like?

Is it all garlic and fabulousness? Berets and croissants? What do they do with bidets? Do they really eat horses?

In this quirky little book, Piu Marie Eatwell reveals the truth behinds 45 myths about France and its citizens.

The author lived in France for many years, and her observations paint a fascinating – and often hilarious – picture of a nation that embraces its history every bit as much as it embraces its future.

Jillian Allison-Aitken

I come from the other land down under, where men are men, and sheep are nervous. I'm a sub-editor and in the past have been a proof-reader, news editor and web editor. I am also an ex-columnist, and book and software reviewer for the local daily newspaper.I still read. A lot. And surf the web. Also a lot.You'll find a little about both of those pastimes here, and on By George.

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One Response to French idioms … and bidets

  1. oui oui on March 21, 2016 at 12:49 am

    tres magnifique

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