• *Belgium invents fries*
World: "french fries"
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    • Where it was created was south Belgium, which their language is French during the time of WWI. Google is free
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    • British people: chips
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    • Half of Belgium is French and speaks French.
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    • The first fries weren’t fried in France or Belgium. They were fried in Greece
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    • Nobody cares about Belgium it’s like the Rhode island of Europe
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    • Basically American troops thought they were in France when they ate the fries, hence the name french fries.
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    • it's because theyre frenched dumbass
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    • Reddit meme
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    • I thought fries were made in Greece?
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    • Ya know French fries are cooked in Greece
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    • At least they have their waffles
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    • Let him say FUCK
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    • You got the waffles, stfu
      TheoXne 7 sep
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    • Half of belgium speaks french while the other half dutch. We don’t acknowledge the german speakers.
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    • British: "chips" The rest of the world, including Belgium: "yo...wtf?"
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    • im sorry I think you meant : 4 countries.
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    • Putting mayo on fries is better than ketchup
      Genimini 7 sep
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    • Somebody say french fries?
      AKJesus 7 sep
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    • Nice I will now ask for Belgium fries
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    • Me when I tell a joke in class
      Le_Loki 7 sep
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    • French refers to the style of cut, not national origin
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      Cloncoco 8 sep
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    • peeennis
      pimann 7 sep
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    • I’ve barfed a lot
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    • Rule Wallonia, death to Flanders
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    • Belgium shouldn’t exist, you can’t change my mind.
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    • Belgium is just French Germans
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    • Reddit meme
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    • French hotdog is in fact not French either
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    • Belgium gang wya
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    • They're actually called french fries in America because of the company french (or french's not sure) was a popular company that sole french ('s)-brand french fries. Not sure about other countries
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    • It’s not really the world it’s America
      Joryan 8 sep
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    • It's called french because of the cut. That is why you do not need to capitalize, unlike French toast
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    • British say chips
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    • Y'all got waffles stfu😂😂
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    • Fuck you Belgium
      clussyy 8 sep
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    • Guys please don’t curse, my mom checks my phone
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    • It's because of the way the potatoes are cut. It's called the french cut. Long thin strips.
      idroid 8 sep
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    • they dont need fries they have waffles
      CC_3636 8 sep
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    • Then america called them freedom fries for a little while because of France's opposition to the proposed invasion of Iraq, back in 03
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    • *Poirot voice* I AM NOT FRENCH I AM BELGIAN!
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    • They already have waffles
      dtxv1015 8 sep
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    • Bring back Belg Fries
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    • He isn’t here
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    • I'm sorry are you referring to Freedom Fries? (Bro you can't post flags here anymore? Wtf is wrong with this app)
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    • It’s about the only thing France won’t surrender
      gjames00 8 sep
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    • I’m not calling the Belgian fries that’s gay
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    • Actually it was made in GREECE
      Prindle 8 sep
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    • FREEDOM FRIES!! F YEAH!! GONNA SAVE THE MOTHERFing DAY YEAH
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    • Just say fuck
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    • They weren't made in Belgium. They were made in grease.
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    • Belgium is just France but cooler because they’re not France
      Crob_ 8 sep
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    • *fuck
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    • Belgium has waffles, and France needed something other than surrendering
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    • It’s because of the style they’re cut in
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    • They have Belgian waffles, they'll be fine
      ronabo 7 sep
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    • Some call them chips
      Muffinnz 7 sep
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    • For the last time, French-style CUT Fries. It’s the way they’re cut that gives it the name.
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    • The only reason and the one I didn't see people mentioning is that american soldiers would talk to the belgium soldiers and (because yes as everyone says they speak french) they called them french people and then french fry's instead of belgium cause they just didn't give a shit
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    • Actually greek*
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    • Hawaiian pizza (pineapple) was invented in Canada. Same for the California roll.
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    • They’re called Chips in many countries. Not just French fries.
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    • I forget what president started doing it here. I’m too lazy to look it up so let’s just say it was Buchanan.
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    • I'm not racist but fuck the Belgians.
      Umbre_ 7 sep
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    • Band kid
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    • Oh, and lemme guess, France invented waffles? Fuck you
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    • Belgium fries. Yeah that doesn’t sound right
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    • Freedom Fries.
      RoboDodo 7 sep
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    • Wallonia*
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    • I speak Belgiumese
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    • An american chef invented chips to try and pick off carnagie
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    • The name comes from the act of frenching, or cutting into long strips frenched fried potatoes
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    • Fun fact, the reason you don’t normally capitalize “french fries” is because it’s titled after the cut of the fry rather than the country or a chef’s name
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    • This nigga said frick
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    • Belch fries
      Bwx69 7 sep
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    • England: chips
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    • Tojake2 7 sep
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    • French is another name for the Julienne cut. It has nothing to do with the country of origin
      Jbec25 7 sep
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    • What does belgium do besides make fattening food and get invaded
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    • Belgium is France 2
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    • England: “chips? Chips.”
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    • Some people call it chips. They are wrong and should be nooned, but we have to acknowledge their stupidity nonetheless
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    • To be fair Belgium is a fake country.
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    • I think Belgium was part of France back then
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    • I'm pretty sure that are called that because the cut of the potato that was originally used is called "frenching"
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    • “How about this for a headline”
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    • Always thought they were called French fries because they were fried Julienned potatoes, which is a French cutting technique. So they were frenched, then fried and that was how that came to be. Could be wrong though.
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    • It was originally coined because when american soldiers ate them, they thought they were still in france because everybody was speaking french. However, over time it has become synonomous with the style of cut the fries get.
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    • French fries are named after the guy who invented them not the county they’re from
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    • When ifunny teaches you more than school does
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    • He said the fr*ck word. 😡
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    • It's called french not because of the country but because of the way it is cut
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    • I think only yall Americans call it like that. In Brazil they're literally called fried potatoes
      Gab13 7 sep
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    • Freedom Fries.
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    • I thought they were named french fries because the French used to drop people into boiling oil and when they pulled them up it look like a french fry.
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    • "Frick" smh
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    • they’re called that because you “french” the potatoes, you cut them into long strips.
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