My Big Fat French Weekend
Wed, 19 Mar 2003 11:50:55 -0400
> At 02:52 PM 3/18/03 -0600, Jeff Bone wrote:
> I'm inspired by the example. :) It appears that remain sooooooo 20th
> century, since we are engaging in the same tactics we engaged in
> during WWI when we renamed German measles to liberty measles,
> frankfurters to hot dogs, dacshunds to liberty pups, etc.
> And, as someone pointed out on Dave Farber's IP list, french fries and
> french toast are just bad practical jokes on the French, anyway.
Indeed! - talk about unintended consequences. Hopefully "idiot cheese"
will catch on worldwide - although my food and drink experiences in
Europe were that American already means that - order a Cafe Americano
and the disdain is palpable.