Je suis gourmand The French would describe someone who loves their food as a “Gourmand”; but literally translated into English this actually means “who ate all the pies – you greedy fat bastard”. Only in France could such a personal affront be taken as a compliment! Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related By Bart Hulley|2017-01-06T11:17:06+00:00August 26th, 2006|Strasbourg|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditTumblrPinterestVkEmail About the Author: Bart Hulley Related Posts Cretinism takes hold of France Gallery Cretinism takes hold of France Please update your list of acronyms Please update your list of acronyms Flying to the UK? Flying to the UK? The fear of New Year The fear of New Year O yea of little nous O yea of little nous Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.