Where to Invade Next & Crazy French Laws

French school dinners hailed, as restaurant quality Oscar-winning documentary maker Michael Moore haswhere-to-invade-next
heaped praise on French school dinners in his most recent film, “Where to Invade Next”. In the documentary, which came out in September, Moore visits countries around the world to investigate aspects of life and culture and to see where America can learn to do things better.
In the light-hearted film, Moore sits down with children at a primary school in northern France to enjoy a meal of scallops, followed by lamb and a cheese course, a menu he says would not be out of place at an upmarket American restaurant. “I entered a small village in rural Normandy and went to one of the finest kitchens in the country,” explained the film-maker during the documentary. “By my standards, it was a 3, maybe a 4-star kitchen. It was definitely the bestplace to eat in town… it was the school cafeteria!”
Watch trailer HERE
A Few Crazy French Laws: 
  • It’s illegal to name your pig Napoleon
  • Drinking alcohol at work is forbidden – unless it’s wine, cider or beer
  • Unlimited self-service ketchup is banned in school cafeterias
  • It’s illegal to kiss through the window of a train while it’s on a platform
  • You “can” marry a dead person, but you first need to get the president’s permission

Source/ Credit:  The Bugle

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8 thoughts on “Where to Invade Next & Crazy French Laws

  1. sandy says:

    This was such fun Kim! Merci. So true.

  2. elladyer says:

    Thanks for the Saturday smile; we really enjoyed this move and reading your blog brought back a few laughs. Hope to see you in 2017!

  3. pedmar10 says:

    funny laws indeed. But in my self, cafeteria lunch room , we cannot drink alcohol at all. Unless it’s a management meeting then it is serve as an a restaurant ::)

  4. junedesilva says:

    I used to teach in a French secondary school & the three course lunches were out of this world, especially compared to the UK!

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