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58. If only they weren't so,
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  -The French know how to live. Stopped into a grocery store in Quebec last night. They applegrove  Sep-15-11 10:21 PM   #0 
  - In my country, they also do this.  BiggJawn   Sep-15-11 10:26 PM   #1 
  - Kroger, Publix.  emilyg   Sep-15-11 11:57 PM   #4 
     - little sliced up veggies are like 5 times more expensive  Bucky   Sep-16-11 07:02 AM   #7 
        - That's why I don't buy them.  emilyg   Sep-16-11 11:55 AM   #18 
  - That's pretty cool  ornotna   Sep-15-11 11:00 PM   #2 
  - I bought a couple of gallons of beer the other day, and it was all divided up  petronius   Sep-16-11 11:28 PM   #34 
     - LOL!  applegrove   Sep-18-11 11:43 PM   #64 
  - I recall a HUGE variety of cheeses in French grocery store,  elleng   Sep-15-11 11:04 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-16-11 12:08 AM   #5 
  - Er, we're not actually French  kedrys   Sep-16-11 06:33 AM   #6 
  - Quiet you, and back out to your reservation before we call out the Mounties.  Bucky   Sep-16-11 07:03 AM   #8 
  - That's okay. Canada's not really a country anyway  jberryhill   Sep-16-11 11:02 PM   #26 
  - ...  MrMickeysMom   Sep-17-11 09:55 PM   #47 
  - While in Paris I shopped in a market and they had prepackaged bouquet garnis  siligut   Sep-16-11 07:16 AM   #9 
  - What are bouquet garnis?  Bertha Venation   Sep-16-11 10:39 AM   #10 
     - Herbs tied up in cheese cloth  siligut   Sep-16-11 10:51 AM   #12 
        - Cool! I want some.  Bertha Venation   Sep-16-11 10:56 AM   #13 
           - You can make them yourself  siligut   Sep-16-11 11:18 AM   #15 
              - An excellent idea, dear siligut!  Bertha Venation   Sep-16-11 11:30 AM   #16 
                 - Sometimes people need to be told it is OK to take care of their own happiness  siligut   Sep-16-11 11:39 AM   #17 
                    - So Mrs. V. keeps telling me, too.  Bertha Venation   Sep-16-11 12:16 PM   #20 
  - I defy you to walk up to someone in that store and call them 'French'  LynneSin   Sep-16-11 10:40 AM   #11 
  - I will never forget the moment I realized that.  Arugula Latte   Sep-16-11 11:11 AM   #14 
  - Oh, and fine Dijon mustard.  Arugula Latte   Sep-17-11 12:46 PM   #40 
  - Trader Joe's has lots of cheese for good prices.  grasswire   Sep-16-11 12:01 PM   #19 
  - I know French people that would cringe at the idea of them being French.  progressoid   Sep-16-11 12:45 PM   #21 
  - Quebecoise I believe is the proper term.  arbusto_baboso   Sep-16-11 12:47 PM   #22 
  - Kinda like Americans speak broken English.  Swede   Sep-16-11 11:10 PM   #27 
  - Yup.  progressoid   Sep-17-11 05:10 PM   #41 
  - Actually some of the words french canadians use are old french. Words like char (quebecois for  applegrove   Sep-18-11 11:51 PM   #65 
  - FUNNY! Just noticed  elleng   Sep-16-11 12:51 PM   #23 
  - Sounds like Wegmans.  baldguy   Sep-16-11 08:35 PM   #24 
  - I thought the same thing :) n/t  MorningGlow   Sep-17-11 07:26 PM   #42 
  - Yes, they do. That's why they live in France instead of Canada  jberryhill   Sep-16-11 11:00 PM   #25 
  - applegrove,like me is Canadian.  Swede   Sep-16-11 11:13 PM   #29 
     - I live in Ottawa which is 1/3 french. We use the word french to describe these people too.  applegrove   Sep-16-11 11:16 PM   #30 
     - What other words do you use to describe them?  jberryhill   Sep-16-11 11:19 PM   #33 
        - No. We have done much to get along with each other. I went to french immersion school despite  applegrove   Sep-17-11 12:04 AM   #35 
           - My children attended French Immersion at school.  auntAgonist   Sep-17-11 12:44 PM   #39 
           - Yes, lots of French Canadians outside of Quebec  laundry_queen   Sep-17-11 08:22 PM   #43 
           - I've lost my french. It does come back when I'm immersed. But right now I could not speak french at  applegrove   Sep-17-11 08:39 PM   #44 
              - I know what you mean  laundry_queen   Sep-17-11 08:53 PM   #45 
           - Now that's a stereotypical Canadian answer  jberryhill   Sep-17-11 11:16 PM   #55 
              - Are you being serious? nt.  polly7   Sep-17-11 11:41 PM   #57 
                 - I'm not always sure /nt  jberryhill   Sep-18-11 10:08 AM   #59 
                    - The sarcasm smilie is your friend.  applegrove   Sep-18-11 01:30 PM   #61 
                       - Did Mark Twain use smilies?  jberryhill   Sep-18-11 05:59 PM   #62 
                          - And, fuck em if they can't make up something that even resembles a joke.  polly7   Sep-18-11 11:05 PM   #63 
     - My condolences  jberryhill   Sep-16-11 11:17 PM   #31 
        - Did you make it up all by yourself ?!? Impressive shit. nt.  polly7   Sep-17-11 10:04 PM   #50 
           - No, plagiarized from an old National Lampoon piece  jberryhill   Sep-17-11 11:06 PM   #52 
              - Never met a Candian, but that there's funny. Love National Lampoon.  polly7   Sep-17-11 11:09 PM   #53 
              - Fixed on edit  jberryhill   Sep-17-11 11:10 PM   #54 
              - Illiterate sport fisherman? God, we get so many of those.  polly7   Sep-17-11 11:34 PM   #56 
  - Huh? I thought the Quebecois were Americans who couldn't vote in our elections.  madinmaryland   Sep-16-11 11:10 PM   #28 
  - It's the same as Puerto Ricans, but they don't do good auto body work, I think  jberryhill   Sep-16-11 11:18 PM   #32 
  - No, Lower Canada (Quebec), consisting of mostly French descendants, fought  polly7   Sep-17-11 10:13 PM   #51 
  - Other than maybe some of the Mediterranean markets here in Houston,  kentauros   Sep-17-11 12:06 AM   #36 
  - Seen it in the US too.  JVS   Sep-17-11 01:24 AM   #37 
  - They make pretty good toast and fries also!  whistler162   Sep-17-11 08:20 AM   #38 
  - ?  Tuesday Afternoon   Sep-17-11 09:49 PM   #46 
  - I found cleaned and sliced up peppers. I've seen cut up veggies for dip but never fresh cut  applegrove   Sep-17-11 10:03 PM   #49 
  - We have them here too in SK, but I find them to be dried out if I don't  polly7   Sep-17-11 10:00 PM   #48 
  - If only they weren't so,  Recovered Repug   Sep-17-11 11:59 PM   #58 
  - little ole amarillo texas has it. if we have it, i am sure it is about thru out u.s. nt  seabeyond   Sep-18-11 10:15 AM   #60 

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