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Greece!!!!. They're ruining Europe and the euro.

But its all the fault of the French.

Here's the proof.

""Fingers point at France in Whitehall's eurozone blame game on Greece""


Jeff Stiller - November 3rd 2011

Here's a link to some Sarkozy-related naughtiness. Impossible to believe, I know.

Moderator - November 21st 2010

PROPOSITION:The French are rude.

`We’re going to smell English for the afternoon.’(my co-teacher at the lunch-break to his French colleagues-YESTERDAY-when he saw me arrive).

`I speak English, but I refuse to. I don’t like the English.’(a Perigord woman LAST NIGHT on TV interviewed about her town’s tourism.)

Mark Lawrence - May 30th 2008

The French national motto is NOT:

"Liberté, égalité, fraternité

It is :

Liberté, égalité, hypocrisie

You need to make this correction in the next edition of your book.

Merci a bunch

Eduardo - August 26th 2007

For Gods sake are they for real?

"The French president, Jacques Chirac, has said a nuclear-armed Iran would not be "very dangerous", in controversial comments he retracted the next day."

In an interview conducted on Monday and published today, Mr Chirac contradicted official French policy by saying that even if Iran possessed an atomic weapon this would not be perilous, since it would never dare to use it.

"Where will it drop it, this bomb? On Israel?" he asked reporters from the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune and the French weekly magazine Le Nouvel Observateur."

It seems "Mr Chirac, 74, had appeared to be in less than full command of his faculties during the initial interview."

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has already sworn to obliterate Israel, already sends troops into Iraq to destabilse, and supplies weapons for the sole reason of killing US/UK troops.

And Chirac says this.

Only in France can such a fuggin muppet get so high in politics.

Moshi Yeban - February 1st 2007

Now at last we can see where all this post war antipathy to the Brits came from....

Britain and France talked about a "union" in the 1950s, even discussing the possibility of the Queen becoming the French head of state, it was reported today.

On September 10 1956, Guy Mollet, the then French prime minister, came to London to discuss the possibility of a merger between the two countries with his British counterpart, Sir Anthony Eden, according to declassified papers from the National Archives, uncovered by the BBC.

A British cabinet paper from the period reads: "When the French prime minister, Monsieur Mollet, was recently in London, he raised with the prime minister the possibility of a union between the United Kingdom and France.

At the time of the proposal, France was in economic difficulties and faced the escalating Suez crisis. Britain had been a staunch French ally during the two world wars.

When Mr Mollet's request for a union failed, he quickly responded with another plan - that France be allowed to join the British commonwealth - which was said to have been met more warmly by Sir Anthony.

A document dated September 28 1956 records a conversation between the prime minister and his cabinet secretary, Sir Norman Brook, saying:

The PM told him [Brook] on the telephone that he thought, in the light of his talks with the French:

  • That we should give immediate consideration to France joining the Commonwealth
  • That Monsieur Mollet had not thought there need be difficulty over France accepting the headship of her Majesty
  • That the French would welcome a common citizenship arrangement on the Irish basis.

However, this proposal was also eventually rejected and, a year later, France signed the Treaty of Rome with Germany and the other founding nations of the European common market

And then the party really began.

Or maybe not.

Augustus Samovar - January 15th 2007

Reports on an AOL France poll asking what Jacques Chirac's biggest success has been as head of state.

Fully 69% of respondants replied:

la fronde contre l'Etats Unis a propos de l'Irak (the rebellion against the United States with regards to Iraq).

That should tell you something very important about the nature of anti-Americanism…

George Vetch - July 25th 2006

On the equator, in Gabon, Central Africa, there is a primeval rain forest, the Ipassa-Mingouli, of unsurpassing glamour: a breathtaking amphitheatre of waterfalls and cataracts on the wild Ivindo river, called "Ivindo Wonders" by early explorers, with Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Mandrills and Elephants patrolling the river banks.

This paradise is now under threat by a French logging (tree cutting) company which, after making a written agreement with the European Union and IUCN (the world conservation union) to save this wild paradise, has instead started heavy industrial logging right in the core area - read the report

The governments of Gabon, France and Italy all support the written agreement that was made by the logger, Rougier. In spite of this, the ruthless Rougier logging company has gone right ahead to plunder this jewel of nature as fast as they can, endangering the local population and making it doubtful that the forest animals can survive. Rougier is cutting down the biggest trees, thereby destroying the ecological balance of this pristine forest. It will never be as it was before: they are erasing forever its prehistoric charm.

Furthermore, their bull-dozed logging roads criss-cross the forest and poachers are using these roads to kill Elephants, Gorillas and Chimpanzees for the meat which is a delicacy in the nearby villages.

Greeny - July 25th 2006

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