Thursday, December 8th

While I’ve been struggling with French, Craig has learned British. 

It started innocently enough…..craving to hear our native tongue, we switched the satellite dish from French television to English.  Soon, Craig began saying he was “a bit peckish” as meal time approached.  Then other words started creeping into his vocabulary…..

He now carries a  “mobile”with him,  complains about the “lorries” on the roads, watches the “telly” and has a “cuppa” in the morning. 

If only I could get him to swear in British…..  “bollocks” sounds so much more refined.  Oh well, you know what they say….. “every little helps.” 

“We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language” ~ Oscar Wilde

About Languedoc Lady

I'm a newly retired woman from California getting ready to spend a year (or more) with my husband living the good life in Languedoc in the southwest of France.
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2 Responses to Thursday, December 8th

  1. megtraveling says:

    Great post! And does he use the lift as well?

  2. Thanks Meg! Yes, we both use the lift whenever possible…..and we put the grocery bags in the car boot 🙂

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