Each carambar wrapper contains a terrible joke in French.
I told you they were terrible.
Terrible, but a great way to introduce real French to your students and to get them to try to understand and explain them.
And they are available in the UK from a company called frenchclick so you really have no excuse not to try them.
You don't need to buy carambar as many of the jokes are on website, on these dedicated pages.
Imagine my horror, then, when I saw this video:
Fortunately, it turned out to be a very elaborate blague.
It was a Poisson d'avril and thousands of French people fell for it.
Some of their comments are in this clip: