It’s turkey day in America, which means that most of us in France have to work.
However, we do get extra compensation in the office today in the form of belly laughs when our French colleagues wish us a happy Thanksgiving. They inevitably pronounce it as “apple sex giving,“ and who could refuse that invitation?
For added fun ask them to repeat this phrase back to you, “We want you to focus on Thanksgiving now.“ When you respond, remember it’s your duty to “give thanks.”
Today, I’m thankful we don’t all speak the same language in the same way. Vive la différence !