THE FRENCH- A USELESS RACE OF PEOPLE
Somewhat unflattering – albeit, amusing – observations about the French, which we all know from experience are untrue- well mostly!(?)
” France has neither winter nor summer nor morals. Apart from those drawbacks it is a fine country. France has usually been governed by prostitutes.” Mark Twain
“I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me.” General George S. Patton
“Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without your accordion.” Norman Schwarzkopf
“We can stand here like the French, or we can do something about it.” Marge Simpson
“The only time France wants us to go to war is when the German Army is sitting in Paris sipping coffee.” Regis Philbin
“You know, the French remind me a little bit of an aging actress of the 1940s who was still trying to dine out on her looks but doesn’t have the face for it.” Unamed U.S. Senator
“The last time the French asked for ‘more proof’ , it came marching into Paris under a German flag.” David Letterman
“Only thing worse than a Frenchman is a Frenchman who lives in Canada .” Ted Nugent
“War without France would be like World War II.” Unknown
“The favourite bumper sticker in Washington D.C. Right now is one that says ‘First Iraq, then France’.” Tom Brokaw
“What do you expect from a culture and a nation that exerted more of its national will fighting against Disney World and Big Macs than the Nazis?” Dennis Miller
“It is important to remember that the French have always been there when they needed us.” Alan Kent
“They’ve taken their own precautions against al-Qa’ida. To prepare for an attack, each Frenchman is urged to keep duct tape, a white flag, and a three-day supply of mistresses in the house.”
“Somebody was telling me about the French Army rifle that was being advertised on eBay the other day – the description was, ‘Never shot, dropped once’.” Rep. Roy Blunt, MO
“The French will only agree to go to war when we’ve proven we’ve found truffles in Iraq .” Dennis Miller
Question – What did the mayor of Paris say to the German Army as they entered the city in WWII?
Answer – Table for 100,000 m’sieur?
“Do you know how many Frenchmen it takes to defend Paris? It’s not known, it’s never been tried.” Rep. R. Blount, MO
“Do you know it only took Germany three days to conquer France in WWII? And that’s because it was raining!” John Xereas, Manager, DC Improv
French Ban Fireworks at Euro Disney. (AP), Paris, March 5, 2003
The French Government announced today that it is imposing a ban on the use of fireworks at Euro Disney. The decision comes the day after a nightly fireworks display at the park, located just 30 miles outside Paris, caused the soldiers at a nearby French Army garrison to surrender to a group of Czech tourists.