Yes, they gave the world the guillotine, and Napolian, and the Vichy government, and the Maginot line, but OTOH, I loved fois gras and mushrooms with noodles by a fireplace in a great Bourdeaux restaurant, and poached calf brains in a bistro in Paris.
What can I say? I'm a sucker for their food and their art and their language. So, we suffer the fools for the few things they got right.
you forgot champaigne and fellatio- the 2 highpoints of french culture
posted on 02/22/2002 6:09:54 AM PST
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