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Why sending someone to cook an egg in French is not so nice …

Did you know that if someone tells you to “go & cook yourself an egg”, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they think you are hungry and therefore order you to cook an egg!!

But if you hear this expression (which is a bit childish), this would mean that they want you to leave them alone, because they are annoyed by what you are saying … So,  instead of saying ” laisse-moi tranquille” (leave me alone), they could say ” Va te faire cuire un oeuf” (Go and cook yourself an egg … 😉

 

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