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I've posted about this before on birdsite but I adore the way the Paris métro announces stations.

About to arrive, tone of voice like a question: Odéon?
Arriving, declarative: Odéon.

But they're usually pretty close to one another so it's like the train isn't sure where it is

Saint-Michel? oh yeah good Saint-Michel.

@pence I love that. It also makes me think that I've got to go on a day trip to Paris. Maybe in the autumn. They have fabric shops there!

I went to some near Sacré Cœur, Rue Charles Napier if memory serves. My French would be better than four years ago...

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