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  • Does anybody speak French?!!

    We're having the most appalling trouble with French fishermen at the moment. Does anybody know how to say, please keep 500 metres from the platform at all times in French?


  • #2
    Just shout "Did you hear we are at war!" and watch them retreat faster than a rewound video of Usain Bolt.


    • #3
      S'il vous pla?t garder ? 500 m?tres de la platform ? tout moment
      "Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk." - Sir Francis Chichester.
      "Waves are not measured in feet or inches, they are measured in increments of fear." - Buzzy Trent

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      • #4
        "Veuillez s'il vous pla?t rester en tout temps ? 500 m?tres de la plateforme!"

        No translator used mais faites-moi confiance! (Trust me )


        • #5
          500 = cinq cents
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          • #6
            Oops, forgot about the number! Thanks Alistair!


            • #7
              Try "Oi you cheese eating surrender monkey! Get back now or I'll come over there and give you a good shoeing..."
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