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It’s against the law in France to take pictures of police officers and police vehicles.

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Paris was originally named Lutetia by the Romans. Bordeaux was named Burdigala and France was called Gaule.

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Wearing a white wedding dress is a French tradition which began in 1499.

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The most visited attraction in Paris isn’t the Eiffel Tower (5.5 million), or the Louvre (5 million), but Disneyland Paris at 13 million people.

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The Eiffel tower was originally intended to be dismantled and sold as scrap after its construction.

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It was during the French Revolution that the French invented the metric system.

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Famous French inventions include: Jeans, submarine, parachute, the Cinema, DivX, Taxi, Hot Air Balloon, Pencil sharpener, Guillotine, Neon Lights, Sewing Machine, Cabaret, Bikini, etc... etc.....

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The French eat snails, frog’s legs and horsemeat.

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Crayola is a French word that means “oily chalk”

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It’s the mother tongue of 90 million people worldwide

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French was the official language of England for over 300 years

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The word “salut” means both “hello” and “goodbye”

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