Hysterical franglais British view of the Hollande pickle

Michel C. of Cambridge, Mass, sent us a Britsh scetch that looks a lot like the kinds of French I would hear as a high school and college French teacher. Maybe that’s a good way, actually, to learn French. It’ll certainly be comprehensible to English learners. The bottom line is there: in answer to Can you tell us who the First Lady of France is? Hollande answered that he “ne jolly well could pas.”

“Et ça, apparently, était ça.”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/francois-hollande/10573002/Sketch-Francois-Hollande-et-son-alleged-bit-sur-le-side.html

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