A McBaguette at a McDonald's in France
A McBaguette at a McDonald's in France - 
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A statistic that would probably have shocked Julia Child. 


Turns out that one out of every two sandwiches sold in France is now a hamburger. Le hamberger, if you want to be precise. 


Our friends at Quartz wrote up a study showing that hamburger popularity in France has surged since 2000, and almost a billion of them were sold in that country last year -- and mostly at fast food places like McDonald's. 

So go ahead, pulp fiction fans, order a Royal with cheese. 

Though technically, they just call 'em a "royale cheese" over there...

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