Some of you will have come to our French drama show last Tuesday, where poor injured men were given quite a different experience in France and in England!
On the English side, the doctor was sitting besides his patient; on the French side, the doctor was behind the desk (derrière son bureau). Even though it was a knee injury, he was asked to take all of his clothes off on the French side (déshabillez-vous) whereas on the English side the doctor was nervous about the patient taking their clothes off!
Of course the scene went on the finish with the perfect medicine on both sides. In England, it was a cup of tea (une tasse de thé) and in France, after a long prescription (une ordonnance) it was of course… un suppositoire!
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