What the English think the French think of English biscuits

Since the last French advertisement went down so well, I wanted to post this McVities ad currently on TV. McVities make biscuits in England, and their ad pokes fun at themselves with the phrase: “They’re English but they’re good.”

However, I only realised that this advertisement is to help McVities relaunch their biscuits in France, and the original ad from a few years ago is far, far more entertaining. I recommend you watch this (it’s in English):

So, what do you think?


I'm a technical author, journalist and writer from Australia who has been living in Europe since 2000 and exploring the world from there. My passions are writing, snow sports and travel.

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2 comments on “What the English think the French think of English biscuits
  1. Jeffrey says:

    Great website. I love that commercial I am going to send it to my British friend haa.

    Keep up the good work.

  2. Wendy says:

    Thanks Jeffrey! Welcome to my blog and I hope I can keep entertaining you with my ramblings. 🙂

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Wendy Hollands writer in Annecy, France

I'm an experienced technical writer based in the French Alps. I enjoy learning French language nuances, winter sports and travel. Drop by wendyhollands.com, my other site.

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