7 years of bad luck (or bad sex depending on who you ask).
That’s what anyone who doesn’t respect the subtle rules of the French toasting ritual should expect.
That’s at least what the tradition says.
Truth is, French drinking traditions are totally insane.
You need to use the right words with the right people but also follow a precise set of rules that were created in the Middle Ages so people could make sure their drink didn’t contain poison (such a lovely period). [Read more…] about How to Say “Cheers” in French (and Avoid 7 Years of Bad Luck)