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French Puns

What are some of your favorite French puns? Mine is: No! Don't eat it, it's poisson!

Get it... Maybe not, but that's all the French humor I have.

July 14, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/Mr_Eyl

Two cats have a swimming race- one is English, one French. Each cat is named 'One, two, three' in its own language.

Which cat won?

The English cat, because the un deux trois cat sank.

July 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jawsawn

that pun made me wanna kill myself congrats

July 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Ruby360784

Um...I don't get it

November 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/inkblot-blue

un deux trois cat (quatre) sank (cinq). Do you get it now? It's a pun with numbers.

January 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Pickled_Pie

Haha I get it now...that's a good one

January 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

Since this is a question about French, could you move this post to the French forum? More people who might answer you will see it, and it will help keep this forum un-cluttered. Don't delete it and create a new one, just click edit, and change the topic from Duolingo to French. Thanks.

July 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Spseptember

What did the Frenchman say to the waiter? One egg is un œuf.

July 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Kat_Palmer

What do the French call a bad Thursday?

A trad-JEUDI

LMAO

July 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/SussexSoleil

My all time favourite is bilingual ...

What is the motto of the French Navy?

" A l'eau, c'est l'heure ! "

July 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Andaluz-Manchego

Je sais qu'en ce moment je poste dans un ancien fil de discussion, qqch que l'on a tendance à éviter lâ, mais... cette blague m'a fait mourir en full éclats de rire de l'instant où je me l'ai lue; faq je n'y pouvais rien (à place de passer par ici pour vous saluer, féliciter, et bien souhaiter de bonnes journées suivantes.)

March 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/SussexSoleil

The original joke is attributed to Miles Kington. I'm happy to share the laughter.

March 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/corvusalbus

Not exactly a pun, but an appropriate joke. Two Duolingoers aboard a ship

– «Savez-vous nager?» dit l’un d’entre eux.
– «Non» répond l’autre «mais je peux crier ‘Au secours!’ en neuf langues.»

July 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/wifeofbath3

The only French pun I know is how they translated the Sorting Hat in the first Harry Potter book: le Choixpeau.

July 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/rajikaC

you'll probably only get it if you know your vines but- bofa 19

March 6, 2018

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