The French proverb "C'est des conneries" revealed

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Example in a story with French audio

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Un débat important
An important debate
Quand Brigitte et Nicolas étaient enfants, ils débattaient souvent.
When Brigitte and Nicolas were kids, they often debated.
Un soir, ils débattèrent sur un sujet important…
One evening they debated about an important topic.
Le sujet du débat ? La politique ? L’économie ? La religion ?
The topic of the debate? Politics? Economy? Religion?
Non. Rien de tout ça…
No. Nothing of that…
Brigitte:   Je pense que tu as tout faux sur ce sujet, Nicolas.
I think you’re completely wrong on this, Nicolas.
Nicolas:   Et moi je pense que tu dis n’importe quoi !
And I think you say stupid things!
Brigitte:   Non ! C’est évident ! Les chats sont plus fidèles et plus intelligents que les chiens !
No! It’s obvious! Cats are more loyal and smarter than dogs!
Nicolas:   Comment tu peux dire une bêtise pareille ? Tout le monde sait que les chiens sont plus fidèles et plus intelligents !
How can you say such a silly thing? Everybody knows that dogs are more loyal and smarter!
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