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Nom d'une Rue - Brèche aux Loups

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Are you afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Then you better avoid the rue de la Brèche aux Loups (“Wolves’ Breach Street”) in Paris’ 12th arrondissement. Well, maybe not. But if you’re interested in how oddly named streets got their names, this video is sure to please!

Nom d'une Rue - Rue de la Roquette

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The rue de la Roquette, in Paris’s 11th arrondissement, is so named because it is either full of weapons or full of lettuce – or neither! Find out the history behind this ancient street and learn the various meanings of the word roquette in this video.

Nom d'une Rue - Impasse de la Grosse Bouteille

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Why is this dead-end street named after a big bottle? The local historian will reveal all.

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