Why Are French People Called Frogs?

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Back in the day the French under the rule of the Charlemagne Empire tried to take over the country that is now England. The flag of this army depicted a coat of arms that had frogs on it. This happened around the 800's, but people in England still call the French the slang term: frogs.
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