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Archive for October, 2008

1 Gars 1 Fille Posted by on Oct 8, 2008

No matter if you are in France, the United States or any other place in the world, male-female relationships are often complicated for one reason or another.  And this area is another where the French and the Americans can find common ground.  In both countries, men are often stereotyped in certain ways as are women…

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Are French Cars Better Than Italian Cars? Posted by on Oct 6, 2008

« La puissance est plus impressionnante lorsqu’elle est générée par une simple goutte. » This comes from an Audi ad that was blinking at me this afternoon while I was reading Le Monde online.  It didn’t inspire me to go out and buy a car, but it did bring me to write this article on comparatives in…

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Baggage Thieves! Posted by on Oct 1, 2008

According to an article in Le Monde today, a baggage theft ring has been caught at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport with approximately 450,000 euros worth of stolen goods.  The baggage handlers’ finds included computers, iPods, iPhones, cell phones, jewelry, perfume, luxury shoes and travelers checks.  Many items were later sold on eBay.  In 2007, there…

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