Tag Archives: Hollande

A Frenchie’s reaction

After having lived a long time in the States, Doris P. sees America with French eyes  :   “Ce que X,  Y, le Président fait dans sa vie privée ne regarde personne, seulement  lui et son entourage. Toutefois un bémol … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Michèle voit tous les côtés !

Michèle L. voit le phénomène de tous les cotés: Oui Susan, je ne suis pas étonnée de ton message. Je sais qu’aux Etats-Unis et ailleurs l’affaire « Hollande » a eu un certain retentissement. En France un peu moins, paradoxalement. Je constate … Continue reading

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Colbert’s Hysterical Franglais Thoughts

Stephen Colbert’s hysterical franglais thoughts on the Sex Scandal – hysterical: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/16/colbert-french-president-sex-scandal_n_4610181.html Notice that he has the right French melody and even the right French pronunciation much of the time. Does he remember from high school like many of my … Continue reading

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English rags tell more than French

Several English rags are publishing rumors that Julie Gayet, President Hollande’s new mistress, might be 4 months pregnant. The rumor is said to have been started on Twitter, subsequently removed, but taken up, mostly, by the foreign press. True to … Continue reading

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L’Adultère présidentielle – une affaire privée ?

Les Réactions au scandale du Président de France À part le culot de ce goujat, ce scandale révèle encore une fois la différence culturelle entre les Français et les Américains. Déjà quand notre Président Clinton a été coincé entre son … Continue reading

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