"Black Death" came from France ... and what else?

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  1. Sitting here, watching Countryfile, on BBC 1, because it is focussing on, nearby, Weymouth and the 2012 Olympic sailing events to be held here, they mentioned the "Black Death". 8O

    The Black Death entered Britain, in 1348, via Weymouth. :omg:

    It was brought here from FRANCE! :omfg:

    WEYMOUTH WEBSITE ABOUT BLACK DEATH

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    I wonder what other "nasties" can be blamed on France ..........

    ......... or Weymouth. :omfg:
     
  2. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    The 'I Surrender' flag......
     
  3. William the Conqueror.

    Litotes
     
  4. French Person....




    French People!
     
  5. Audrey Tatou. No more need be said.

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  6. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    I'd surrender to her! :D
    Nice chebs too :D :D :D
     
  7. Good cheese, specially Pont l'Eveque and Roquefort, taken with a gallon of red wine.
     
  8. Many of the immigrants now taking our jobs women dole cheques etc
     
  9. Charles 'Whinger' de Gaulle
     
  10. Alizée Jacotey

    Some of the dance moves might be a bit suspect but Corsican born Alizée does it for me.

    Unfortunately only in my dreams.
     
  11. corsican isnt really french though
     
  12. It's considered one of the twenty-six regions of France.

    Good enough for me.
     
  13. Well, Helloooooo Stranger!!!!
    Long-time-no-see!
    Welcome back. x
     
  14. Hi bovvy, just a flying visit.

    Chips.

    Chips are a French invention that has become an British tradition. In the eighteenth century the first ‘pomme frites’ (fried potatoes/chips) were served. 1854 is thought to be the first mention in Britain, when a leading chef included ‘thin cut potatoes cooked in oil’ in his recipe book, Shilling Cookery.
     
  15. Onion Soup.
    The Vichy regime.
    Exocets.