Noticing French Pints

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Noticing French Pints

Post by Jester » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:47 pm

I've never had a French beer but I have noticed them.
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Re: Noticing French Pints

Post by DepartedLight » Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:46 pm

That's a fine French Pint.

Ya know where you don't see fine French Pints? Baltimore. That's where. Know why? It's a <zederated> [ censored ] hole. That's why.

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Re: Noticing French Pints

Post by Rusty » Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:42 am

DepartedLight wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:46 pm
That's a fine French Pint.

Ya know where you don't see fine French Pints? Baltimore. That's where. Know why? It's a <zederated> [ censored ] hole. That's why.

What's that? Yes I took my meds. Really funny ha-ha.
That's because Baltimore isn't trying to start a revolution. The French (France) do have a pinte of beer but ... this is the home of the metric system so it's actual a 50 cl glass or mug. That by itself is forgivable. But ... they have other names for the same thing... chope, baron, serieux, mini-chevalier, demi-litre, etc. There are more names. Even that is forgivable. However, by whichever name you order it the waiter will ask if you mean one of the other names. If you you ask for a chope (mug) they ask if you mean a pinte. If you had asked for a pinte then they ask if you really mean a chope or a baron or..... It doesn't end there. Nope. After converging on one name (for the same thing) they then mime the size at you and you have agree with that too. And it's all for exactly the same thing. Crazy.

Now imagine that you work for ISIS and after a long hot argumentative planning session you go out for a beer and the waiter starts this song and dance. What do you think will happen?
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