Category Archives for "French Culture"

31 Movie Titles With Weird Or Inappropriate French Translations

The weird ways Movie titles are changed for the French market

In France, rather than translating Hollywood movie titles into French, sometimes film titles are converted to a more understandable “English” movie title. The results are usually OK but there seems to be an over use of certain words, especially the word “SEX”. The results can seem weird, funny or inappropriate to English speakers.

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Why Don’t The French Know The Meaning of RSVP -A French Acronym?

Don't be surprised in French people don't know the meaning of RSVP despite it being a French acronym

RSVP, it’s what you write on an invitation when you want a response from the invited person. But RSVP is a French acronym not an English one so why don’t the French use “RSVP” and why do so few French people understand it’s meaning? Discover the answer to these questions and learn what you should write on a French invitation instead of the letters RSVP.

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