A Brave and Modest Nation

Owen Byrne owen@permafrost.net
Sat, 27 Apr 2002 11:52:39 -0300

 Ok, I'll stop once you Americans stop inadvertantly validating the original
article. There were 5 beaches in Normandy - the Americans landed on 2.
The French thank the Canadians all the time - every June 6, I think. Maybe
cause we're polite and unassuming and don't expect other nations to grovel
at our feet.


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