A Brave and Modest Nation

Bill Kearney wkearney99@hotmail.com
Sat, 27 Apr 2002 09:58:25 -0400

While all this war-mongering is certainly entertaining, has it yet run it's
course on FoRK?  There are plenty of war-blogging sites that flog this

> As I see it, the French at least resisted the oppressor in WWII.

Somehow the word "Vichy" jumps out at me here....  I can't seem the find the
right dictionary that contains a definition of "collaborate" that has anything
to do with of resistance.

What's the old saying about the French "...fight with their feet..."?

The French memory of things always seems rather different from reality.

Fortunately the US always keeps bailing them out when they get themselves in a
jam.  Say what you want now but I suspect seeing McDonald's Golden Arches in
Paris is a lot less worse than the swastika.  So, "You're welcome" even when
it's so hard to say "Thank you."