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A tes souhaits

Posted by VIctoria S Dennis on February 01, 2011 at 22:51

In Reply to: A tes souhaits posted by Paul Traynor on January 28, 2011 at 20:02:

: Ever heard this one?

: 'a tes souhaits'. litereally means 'has you wishes' in French and used when someone Sneezes. Pronounced exactly like atishoo from a ring of roses.

: Very interesting

Is that something you have genuinely heard a French person say when someone sneezes? It sounds more like a joke along the lines of the mythical motto of the French Naval Academy at Toulon, which translates as ‘To the water, it is time!’ - ‘À l’eau, c’est l’heure !’ (VSD)