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  • Pepe Le Pew! France: One in 29 Don't Shower Even Once a WEEK - 13% Don't Wash After Using Toilet

    10/17/2012 3:18:02 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 44 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 17 October 2012 | David Harding
    One in 29 French people don't take a shower even once a WEEK - while 13% do not wash their hands after using the toilet One in 29 people in France only take a shower once a week, according to a new survey. The study into French washing habits also found that one in five do not shower every day. On the other end of the scale, 11.5 per cent of French men and women shower several times daily. Hand washing, too, is ‘not always a priority for the French,’ said pollster BVA, which was commissioned to carry out the...
  • Is he dead? "I wouldn't say that" (Arafat)

    11/09/2004 11:55:50 AM PST · by tallhappy · 22 replies · 730+ views
    Old Gray Hag | 11-8-04
    The French Foreign Minister, Michel Barnier, clarified Arafat's status, as reported in the Paper of Record, the Old Gray Hag, yesterday: Asked if Mr. Arafat was dead, Mr. Barnier answered, ''I wouldn't say that.'' Quite difficult to give a us or no answer if someone is dead or not. Nuance, you know....
  • French raid on Mujahideen Khalq welcomed by Tehran

    06/18/2003 12:37:03 AM PDT · by gaucho · 6 replies · 254+ views
    Daily Star ^ | 6/18/2003 | Compiled by Daily Star staff
    French raid on Mujahideen Khalq welcomed by Tehran Police seize dozens ­ and $1.3 million Compiled by Daily Star staff Tehran thanked Paris for clamping down on Mujahideen Khalq activists in France Tuesday as the Iranian clergy?s fight against dissidents at home spilled over to exile communities in Europe. Up to 165 members of Iran?s largest opposition group were arrested in the surprise raids in 13 sites north and west of Paris. Among those arrested was a top symbol of the group, Maryam Rajavi, the wife of Iraq-based mujahideen leader Massoud Rajavi, as well as Rajavi?s brother, Saleh. US currency...
  • Washington Times to Break Story 5-24/US Has French Supplied Passports Found in Iraq

    05/23/2003 7:18:00 PM PDT · by putupon · 84 replies · 262+ views
    Fox News ^ | Greta Van Susteran/ Bill Gertz
  • Report: France will not use its Security Council veto.

    03/04/2003 5:06:32 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 25 replies · 199+ views
    Story News Yahoo.COM ^ | Tuesday March 4, 2003 | Ass O Cia ted Press
    Report: France will not use its Security Council veto Tue Mar 4, 2:57 PM ET PARIS - France has all but ruled out using its veto in the U.N. Security Council to block a U.S.-backed resolution paving the way for war on Iraq (news - web sites), a weekly newspaper reported in its Wednesday edition. Le Canard enchaine quoted President Jacques Chirac as telling a small private gathering on Feb. 26 that a veto would be pointless because it would not stop U.S. President George W. Bush (news - web sites) from launching military action. "France is doing everything it...
  • My Email to the Frech Embassy

    02/18/2003 8:14:41 PM PST · by 50sDad · 45 replies · 686+ views
    My Email to the French Embassy ^ | 2/18/03 | Your old 50's Dad
    I just emailed the French Embassy in Washington, and you may reach them at this webpage: I had to blow off steam at the annoying little foreigners. You may wish to as well. (Please be polite, no cursing or crude language.) I sent them the following, both in proper English and their own barbaric tongue, so that they would have no problem understanding it. You can translate your email for free at!&sequence=core&mode=html&template=TextResults2.htm&Language=English/French&SrcText=... I shan't use their vulgar grunting here, so here is the English version… Dear Sirs: In my country's short 225+ year history, we have saved the...
  • The French have landed and all is... Well?

    12/15/2002 4:03:53 AM PST · by sonofatpatcher2 · 2 replies · 140+ views
    Space Daily ^ | Dec 15, 2002 | ABIDJAN
    French roop reinforcements arrive in troubled Ivory Coast ABIDJAN (AFP) Dec 15, 2002 The first contingent of French troop reinforcements to the Ivory Coast with powers to enforce a failed ceasefire between the army and rebels arrived in Abidjan late Saturday, a French military official said, amid anti-French protest in the country. "The troops have landed in Abidjan," Commandant Frederic Thomazo told AFP from Abidjan's Felix Houphouet-Boigny international airport. He said the plane landed just after 11:00 pm (local and GMT).... ...the French soldiers opened fire on the crowd and wounded four marchers, but this was denied by the spokesman...