While the vocabulary of love is known for being charming and sophisticated, French language is also pretty ridiculous sometimes. Let's celebrate a few of French grammar moments that really made us mort de rire.

French is spoken by an estimated 274 million people in the world, but that doesn't mean it's a walk in the park. French pronunciation has up to 17 vowels depending on the dialect, and most of them are nasal. Many words sound the same but mean completely different things. Everything has a gender. It can take days of examining your relationship to someone before you figure out if it's more polite to call them tu or vous. Oh, and also we must not forget the funny French way of counting! Adding all of this together, French sure seems like the hardest language to learn.

Whether you consider yourself a Francophile, or you've barely mastered bonjour, these struggles will be all too real. To make the French learning process a bit easier we've compiled some really funny jokes about it, so at least you can practice your laughing in French.

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Pi...
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3 years ago

This cracked me up.

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#2

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JEFF THE KILLER
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3 years ago

When you figure out France is trying to trigger you again.

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#3

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Marco Andreas
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3 years ago

great return

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#4

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Miklós Nagy
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3 years ago

They are counting how many years left before they can go to uni and do dru- I mean study hard.

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#5

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Stephen Harris
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3 years ago

But it's pronounced 'kes ke say' a lot of French autograph has silent letters

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#6

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Pi...
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3 years ago

Gosh! Imagine translating that Ariana Grande song into French!

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#7

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Samantha
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3 years ago

The French version of "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers"

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#8

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Isabelle Hadorn
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3 years ago

Not all french speaking countries count this way. Belgium and Switzerland still use, septante (70), huitante (80) and nonante (90)

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#9

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Leonardo Sinigaglia
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3 years ago

"Go on and cry, you'll piss less". Great! I will use it in italian

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#10

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Pi...
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3 years ago

Gotta remember this line!

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#11

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Rachael Leventhal
Community Member
3 years ago

Singing "99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall" must take forever!

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#12

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Master Markus
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3 years ago

I doubt dying feels that good.

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#13

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giovanna
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3 years ago

Come on this is done in many many languages, it's just you English speakers who don't :D

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#14

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Danny Teok
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3 years ago

In China, is just "the aunty" is here.

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#15

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Lauren Webster
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3 years ago

Baguette magique

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#16

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giovanna
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3 years ago

Yeah, let's talk about "laugh"

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#17

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Samuel Vardier
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3 years ago

Actually more like "oil of nut of coco", or else French would be "huile de la noix du coco" whereas it's "huile de noix de coco". Makes sense.

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#18

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Miklós Nagy
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3 years ago

Well, it's actually makes sense.

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#19

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JEFF THE KILLER
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3 years ago

Don't worry they are just dumbing it down for beginners XD

Kjorn
Community Member
3 years ago

maybe, but it's the same thing for English language for other word.

Cécile Van der Borght
Community Member
3 years ago

You forgot one: Vair : squirrel fur !

Sylvain Guedes
Community Member
3 years ago

Are you serious with this one? Like English is the most diversified language?

Julian Cataldo
Community Member
3 years ago

"Vair" is missing (it's a kind of fur)

Adeline Morgendorffer
Community Member
2 years ago

it's called homonymes... and every languages have some ...

Emma Orset
Community Member
3 years ago

Ouais bah dite ça à la chine xD

fA P
Community Member
3 years ago

The pronunciation is different, but foreign people cannot hear the subtlety, so French teach as it was the same, and by time, they lost the original pronunciation

Iselin Steinshamn
Community Member
3 years ago

"Let's polish the polish furniture"....

Lili Bálint
Community Member
3 years ago

It's hilarius for Hungarians. "Ver" means "beat" "Vers" means "poem" "Vert" means "beat" in past :D My sister asked me "Who did the poem beat?", when I said this to her :D

Nancy Arnold
Community Member
3 years ago

VERy funny !

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Lorraine
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3 years ago

Oh, you Americans always butcher the French language!

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maryhadalittlelamb
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3 years ago

but then again he spelled it as "handfull". how we know if he meant handful or hand full? it's ok to be confused! ;)

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#22

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Jessy Mullings
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3 years ago

Why ?

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#23

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Ophélie Hollyhock
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3 years ago

What's the matter with this one ? :o

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#24

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Master Markus
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3 years ago

I'm fairly certain that "breaking my balls" is also an English phrase. Not sure what country it originates from.

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Camille Graphliart
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3 years ago

Until you meet "actually" "actuellement" "eventually" et "éventuellement" or dramatic/dramatique which ended with different meanings xD

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Kristin Kristin
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3 years ago

Oui = yes in french + ja = yes in german = oui+ja = ouija. Sorry, mate

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#27

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Anna Lambert
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3 years ago

"Faire le con" doesn't mean to fuck. This means to be an ass.

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Flo Ris
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3 years ago

I don't get that one... Help, somebody ? (sorry, I'm french...)

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