Lyon sayings

How to speak like a local 

Lyon may be the most beautiful city on the planet, the most strategically placed, it may have the best eclectic mix of food, people and sites, but Lyon is also a language. Well, a dialect of sorts. So come take a dive into the lingo of the Lyonnais with these 30 words and expressions and flaunt your knowledge openly.

 

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Local terms

Lyon may be the most beautiful city on the planet, the most strategically placed, it may have the best eclectic mix of food, people and sites, but Lyon is also a language.

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