Rhyming slang that lost its meaning and irony when crossing the channel
"Richard the thirds" = ??
NormanH wrote:As many of the English that French people have as neighbours are second home owners (and therefore have a certain amount of capital) there is a generalising of the idea that all English people in France are wealthyI think 'richard' is a bit like 'clochard' or 'vicelard'...the 'ard' ending expresses a certain distaste.
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