Draw Me Like One of Your French Girls

Meaning

What does Draw Me Like One of Your French Girls mean?

Draw me like one of your French girls is a memorable quote from the 1997 blockbuster film, Titanic.

Online it is paired with photos of animals and people taking up a tantalizing posture.

“Draw me like one of your French girls…”

Origin

What's the origin of Draw Me Like One of Your French Girls?

The phrase was first heard in Titanic which premiered in the United States on December 19th, 1997.

One of the scenes depict Jack (portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio) showing Rose (played by Kate Winslet) his sketches of naked women.

Rose then turns to Jack and promptly tells him “draw me like one of your French girls”.

Spread & Usage

How did Draw Me Like One of Your French Girls spread?

Memes of the quote were already created in 2008, the earliest comic use of the phrase being captioned to a screenshot of Tony Stark (played by Robert Downey Jr.) revealing the reactor in his chest.

Following 2011, photos of animals and people sleeping in unconventional and slightly alluring positions were turned into image macros, captioned with “draw me like one of your French girls”.

These memes would appear on many sites, including 9GAG, Tumblr, iFunny as well as Facebook.

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