Travelling by turnip

I was trying to ask if there was a shuttle bus between Calais maritime and Calais town centre - however it came out as un navet, a turnip, rather than une navette - fortunately the puzzled look on the rail worker's face soon made me realise my mistake ....

Sent by: Donnal

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michael humphrey, new orleans la. 2011-09-29

Some of my people were french speaking,I would like to know more.

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Lisa, Ashton 2010-08-11

That is one of the funniest stories I've read in ages. Laughed so much that I'm wheezing! I don't speak French, though I'd love to learn, but the imagery of this scenario is brilliant. Excellent post!

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Chris Gomez, Plymouth 2009-06-13

The tongue twisters are brilliant for language learners of any level.

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