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Ooh La La, Your Pillows Are Trés Chic

It’s not every morning a girl is lucky enough to wake up next to a Frenchman waiting with a cafe au lait and a warm croissant. But I can dream,…

Jessica Wakeman |

10 Completely Gratuitous Photos Of French Swim Babe Camille Lacourt

We were a little distracted while watching the men’s swimming this weekend — after we caught sight of total hottie Camille Lacourt. Twenty-seven-year-old Lacourt says on Twitter that he is…

Julie Gerstein |

10 Words That Make French A Language Worth Preserving

I don’t like hearing about any languages disappearing, but the idea of French’s demise seems intolerable. Fortunately, it is also probably impossible, at least in the near future, but French…

Pop Sugar |

Drinking And Driving In France? Better Have Your Breathalyzers!

Breathalyzers aren’t just for the po-po any more: In France, a new law requires every driver to carry two breathalyzers in their car. The intent to decrease the amount of…

Daley Quinn |

Life Is Meaningless For Henri, The Existential French Cat

L’enfer c’est les autres. Hell is other people. And other cats. No one knows this more than Henri, the existential French cat. He’s black and white, of course. And no…

Jessica Wakeman |

French Photographer Predicts Women’s Jobs Of The Future — In 1902

In 1902, photographer A. Bergertet shot a series of images imaging the bizarre jobs that women of the future might have. Women working? HOW WILD! Bergertet came up with a…

Julie Gerstein |

Lost In Translation: Here’s One Ironically Big Foreign Language Foul

Concierge. Chignon. Soirée. Saying things in French just makes you seem so fancy, right? Hate to break it to you, Nancy’s, purveyor of fine frozen foods, but your use of…

Leonora Epstein |

France Considers Prostitution Ban

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is crying into his champagne: politicians are considering a ban on prostitution in France. The law would make it illegal to pay for sex, punishing johns with six…

Jessica Wakeman |

Domestic Inspiration: French Kitchen

Growing up, my mother always decorated our home in a Provençal fashion, so I have an inborn love of the elegant style. I’m also infatuated with the idea of a…

Rachel Krause |

Today’s Lady News: French Women Say Au Revoir To “Mademoiselle”

Parlez-vous feminism? French feminists are storming the Bastille (not really) over use of the honorific “mademoiselle,” which means “miss,” because they say it is demeaning to define women by…

Jessica Wakeman |

App Helps French Mothers Figure Out If Sons Are “Le Gay”

Apparently even French mothers have trouble answering the question “gay or European?” A new smartphone app offers French mothers a questionnaire to help figure out if their sons like sticking…

Jessica Wakeman |

“Bridesmaids” Stars Kristen Wiig And Maya Rudolph Can’t Stop Talking About Farting On French TV

There is so much to love about about this French TV interview with “Bridesmaids”‘ stars Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph. For starters, “Bridesmaids” is called a raunchy comedy, which…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Urban Outfitters Probably Doesn’t Realize This T-Shirt Makes You Look Easy

There is a huge difference in French between “merci beaucoup” (thank you very much) and “merci beau coup.” We’re not sure if Urban Outfitters realized this when they decided to…

Leonora Epstein |

French Women Don’t Get Fat! Politicians In France Propose Airbrush Warnings

You believed French women looked gorgeous naturally, didn’t you? Quel suprise! Airbrushing is causing unrealistic body images and encouraging eating disorders, said a French politician on Monday as she proposed…

Jessica Wakeman |

The French Make Mail Smell Good With Chocolate-Scented Stamps

The French have every right to be proud of their national cuisine, and have no problems boasting of its glory. So much so that the country’s post office has just…

Leonora Epstein |

Bastille Day Special: Nine Reasons French Women Never Look Bad

It’s Bastille Day, France’s 4th of July! Sure, America rocks, but as far as countries go, there’s no denying that France constantly offers up different cultural points of view that…

Leonora Epstein |

The Secret To French Marriages?

Infidelity. I can’t decide if I’m totally shocked or wholly unsurprised by the U.K.’s Daily Mail claim that French women get married knowing (and expecting) their husbands will cheat. When…

Nina Carbone |

Dealbreaker: French Guys

Just because Paris is the city of love doesn’t mean its men know much about the subject.

Take it from me, someone who spent a year chasing after…

Leonora Epstein |

Top Five Ways to Learn A Second Language In Bed: French

There’s a reason why it’s called “French” kissing. The following will have you speaking in tongues (literally) in no time.

5. Want to faire l’amour in style? The French…

Leonora Epstein |

What’s Your Nationality In The Bedroom?

The Daily Bedpost alerted us to a fun new quiz to waste the last part of our day on: Are You British In Bed? sponsored by KY. After answering a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |
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