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Macron to Turnbull: ‘Thank you and your delicious wife’

May 1, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron is in Australia, and wanted to thank his host, the Australian prime minister.

Turning to Malcolm Turnbull, Mr Macron’s usually excellent English failed him for a moment, as he extended his gratitude to “you and your delicious wife”.

In French, the word can be used about tasty food, but also to mean “lovely” or “delightful”.

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