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#1  Postby Doubtdispelled » Sep 02, 2010 8:51 pm

I'm going on holiday to France Monday week, and I need to be able to explain, when we eat out, very clearly, that I cannot tolerate or digest any milk products whatsoever. All that my pathetic and very ancient schoolgirl French can come up with is 'Pas du lait', and 'Pas du fromage'.

Can anyone help? I would love to be able to say 'I am allergic to dairy products. They make me ill. Please make sure that whatever you serve me does not contain any dairy'.
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Re: Pas du lait?

#2  Postby Fallible » Sep 02, 2010 8:58 pm

Je suis allergique aux produits laitiers. Ils me font mal. S'il vous plaît assurez-vous que ce que vous me servir ne contiennent pas de produits laitiers.
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Re: Pas du lait?

#3  Postby Doubtdispelled » Sep 02, 2010 9:01 pm

Fallible wrote:Je suis allergique aux produits laitiers. Ils me font mal. S'il vous plaît assurez-vous que ce que vous me servir ne contiennent pas de produits laitiers.

:shock:
Wow! That looks like the real deal! And so quick!

Merci, Fall. Je suis tres - um - thankful!

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Re: Pas du lait?

#4  Postby Fallible » Sep 02, 2010 9:04 pm

No doubt some native speaker will be along shortly to tear into my offering and provide a version which does not translate as 'milk me, I have the bad.' :mrgreen: I think it's fairly OK though.
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Re: Pas du lait?

#5  Postby katja z » Sep 02, 2010 9:07 pm

Something like this? "Je suis allergique aux produits laitiers. Merci de faire très attention et ne me servir rien qui contienne des produits laitiers (lait, yaourt, fromage, beurre, etc.)."
I've added a checklist of dairy products in the brackets, it might be useful. You can simply print this on a card and keep it in your purse. I've seen this done before, very practical. Have a good trip!
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#6  Postby Kazaman » Sep 02, 2010 9:12 pm

"J'ai une intolérance au lactose, alors s'il vous plaìt ne me servez pas des produits laitiers."

That works too, I believe.
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Re: Pas du lait?

#7  Postby Doubtdispelled » Sep 02, 2010 9:16 pm

Fallible wrote:'milk me, I have the bad.'

:lol: But that is so true, Fall! No-one would want to live with me a day or two after accidentally ingesting anything milky. :shifty:

katja z wrote:ne me servir rien qui contienne des produits laitiers
:thumbup: Yep, I'll be making a note of that, as well as the list, Katja. Danke! :lol: (My schoolgirl German was always better than my schoolgirl French!)
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Re: Pas du lait?

#8  Postby katja z » Sep 02, 2010 9:27 pm

Bitte schön! :lol: Schoolgirl French is much better than no French, and it makes an enormous difference in France if you say at least "bonjour", "merci" and "s'il vous plaît" in French.
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Re: Pas du lait?

#9  Postby chairman bill » Sep 02, 2010 9:34 pm

Le bugger. Je était going to give un Franglais version. Je ne fera pas fucking bother maintenant.
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#10  Postby Kazaman » Sep 02, 2010 9:38 pm

Ah, the "French" of Shediac and the Annapolis Valley. :grin:
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#11  Postby Doubtdispelled » Sep 02, 2010 9:43 pm

chairman bill wrote:Le bugger. Je était going to give un Franglais version. Je ne fera pas fucking bother maintenant.

Que? Quest que c'est vous dit? Je ne comprende pas! :lol:
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#12  Postby chairman bill » Sep 02, 2010 9:45 pm

Doubtdispelled wrote:Que? Quest que c'est vous dit? Je ne comprende pas! :lol:


Vous êtes vache illiterate
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Re: Pas du lait?

#13  Postby Doubtdispelled » Sep 02, 2010 9:48 pm

chairman bill wrote:
Doubtdispelled wrote:Que? Quest que c'est vous dit? Je ne comprende pas! :lol:


Vous êtes vache illiterate


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Re: Pas du lait?

#14  Postby katja z » Sep 02, 2010 9:49 pm

Doubtdispelled wrote:
chairman bill wrote:Le bugger. Je était going to give un Franglais version. Je ne fera pas fucking bother maintenant.

Que? Quest que c'est vous dit? Je ne comprende pas! :lol:

Translation just for you, DD: Bougre, I allait donner a Frenglish version. Merde, it n'est pas la peine now. :grin:
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Re: Pas du lait?

#15  Postby Doubtdispelled » Sep 02, 2010 9:51 pm

katja z wrote:Translation just for you, DD: Bougre, I allait donner a Frenglish version. Merde, it n'est pas la peine now. :grin:

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Re: Pas du lait?

#16  Postby Fallible » Sep 02, 2010 9:52 pm

Doubtdispelled wrote:Que? Quest que c'est vous dit? Je ne comprende pas! :lol:
Ne t'en fais pas, personne ne comprend.
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Re: Pas du lait?

#17  Postby Doubtdispelled » Sep 02, 2010 9:53 pm

Typique. Il m'appelle une vache, et je ne peux pas manger du lait. :nono: :waah:
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Re: Pas du lait?

#18  Postby chairman bill » Sep 02, 2010 9:57 pm

Vous permitted de manger du gâteau
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Re: Pas du lait?

#19  Postby Fallible » Sep 02, 2010 9:58 pm

Doubtdispelled wrote:Typique. Il m'appelle une vache, et je ne peux pas manger du lait. :nono: :waah:


Ah c'est ce qu'on appelle 'l'ironie'.
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Re: Pas du lait?

#20  Postby Doubtdispelled » Sep 02, 2010 10:10 pm

Fallible wrote:
Doubtdispelled wrote:Typique. Il m'appelle une vache, et je ne peux pas manger du lait. :nono: :waah:


Ah c'est ce qu'on appelle 'l'ironie'.

Oui, C'est le truth. :nod:
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