Why is ‘Bryan in the kitchen’?

Why do French people sometimes say  “Bryan is in the kitchen” when they find out you are British?  R.W.

This phrase comes from a school textbook called Speak English 6e (for children in the first year of secondary school), first published in 1972 but popular throughout ...

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