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  • No merci in US for thankless French

    04/27/2003 11:22:49 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 50 replies · 1,066+ views
    Daily Mirror (U.K.) ^ | 04/28/03 | Tony Parsons
    I DON'T think the British have it in them to truly hate the French. Despite our jocular outpourings of hop-off-you-Frogs banter, despite being frequently messed around by their surly air traffic controllers, despite having often seen their bullying unions intimidate British lorry drivers and burn British products, and despite having fought numerous wars against them, I think the British quite like the French.Maybe "like" is putting it too highly. But the British admire a certain je ne sais quoi about French life.If a Brit is in any part of France from Paris to Provence, he or she is likely to...