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    tse tse tse - have you tried the snails before? delish!
    and the cheese! to die for (yes, yes, you probably think 'well, i deserver it' .
    and the wine.
    and the south of france coast.
    live is too short anyway (if you buy French products ?)
    on the other hand, would I buy a French car? No, no monsieur, i'd seel it on even if i get it for free ...

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    Reported with extreme predjudice
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    But Gore... Would you ride the French alps?
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    I'm with Gore, I have only ever found them to be arrogant and down right rude, this was on three seperate occasions. It's a shame as they do live in a very beautiful country. I also avoid French produce for that reason.
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    I like them. But then, I am not British either
    So maybe I am allowed....

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    Quote Originally Posted by markrussell78 View Post
    I'm with Gore, I have only ever found them to be arrogant and down right rude, this was on three seperate occasions.
    Well I'm sure that's a statistically significant sample.

    I've only ever had positive experiences with French people and with France, but maybe that's because I accept differences in cultures and don't expect everyone to conform to the British mentality.

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    so is Great Britain invded then: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18234930 ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by QTip View Post
    British mentality.
    British, sorry but we are also quite diverse, not quite as bad as a different country altogether as we have a shared-ish language, history and some values for the last few centuries.

    But that is about it, a republican Irish man, a cornish seperatist, and a Scot whos first language is not english, the Hebradean the Highlander!
    cannot all claim to have british mentallity, not less conform to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MTBLeague View Post
    British, sorry but we are also quite diverse, not quite as bad as a different country altogether as we have a shared-ish language, history and some values for the last few centuries.

    But that is about it, a republican Irish man, a cornish seperatist, and a Scot whos first language is not english, the Hebradean the Highlander!
    cannot all claim to have british mentallity, not less conform to it.
    Couldn't agree more, but I used the phrase in response to people categorising people by their nationality. In exactly the same way, it is wrong to lump all French people in the same box. Such prejudice is purely a result of ignorance and stupidity.

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    Such prejudice is purely a result of ignorance and stupidity.
    correct, and shows up a small horizon on many levesl of ones private intellectual universe I might add.

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