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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:17 am
Witness wrote: Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:37 am Image

I'll let you determine why the success in France was modest. :mrgreen:
Hmm. Nope. No clue.

https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch& ... CAY&uact=5

What's the matter with the French, anyway? :BigGrin3:

Are they saying "Please" in German?
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Some French dude on Reddit took a "pâté en croûte masterclass" (sic):

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Content:
Mêlée à base d'échine de porc et gorge, chataignes/pistaches/noix, trompettes de la mort et whisky tourbé,insert foie gras roulé dans de la truffe.
"Mixed with pork loin and throat, chestnuts/pistachios/nuts, death trumpets and peated whisky, insert foie gras rolled in truffle."

I presume "mêlée" is a technical term; the "death trumpets" as they are called in French are Craterellus cornucopioides, horn of plenty or black chanterelle.
No gelatin apparently.

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Ummm, wow looks delicious but you know I just ate and I'm on a diet.
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Typically French:
Roubaix : six mois après leur installation, la ville s'aperçoit que ses panneaux solaires n'étaient pas branchés
https://www.capital.fr/economie-politiq ... es-1360629

"Roubaix : six months after their installation, the city realizes that its solar panels were not connected."

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Firefighters vs. cops:



As some dude on Reddit summed it up:
For those asking for context, firefighters have several requests:

- Against pension cuts that used to let them retire early (at 57 y.old)

- Increase of their hazard pay (hasn't been increased since 1990)

- More budget for their stations, and more hire of firefighters

- More safety while working (some of them have been attacked while working in some places)

Adding to the fact that last time they protested, one of them lost an eye and several were injured due to police brutality, I think most of them don't see riot police as colleagues any more ...
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Reminds me of my youth. :P
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↑ Traditions are dying out: manure has to be delivered at the Préfecture, not at a town square where it annoys everybody. :evil:
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:27 pm 65 Per Cent of French Believe French Civilisation Will Collapse
Breitbart

Article doesn't say, but I'm guessing the other 35% think it already has, differing only about when. :8b:
Taking your info from Breitbart isn't perhaps the best of ideas.

It cites "French media outlet L’Aisne Nouvelle" as its own source – and these local French papers (owned by whom? Totally different question) are consistently awful – instead of picking up the original source, an Ifop poll (discussed here: https://jean-jaures.org/nos-productions ... lapsologie).

And the original poll looks a tad different than its Aisne Nouvelle/Breitbart digestion.


It's not only about French collapsology but five countries have been polled (including :freedom: ):

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The question was: "Some think that civilization as we know it will collapse in the coming years. Do you agree completely/partially/partially not/completely not" with that diagnostic?"
So why did Breitbart pick the French and not the Italians? (Hint: I think the Aisne Nouvelle filter played its role…) Why did B/AN neglect the oh-so-optimistic Germans? (Because no catastrophism, that's why.)


Now why do Froggies (and others) think their world will end? Pollsters inquired:

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Left column:
  • climate warming & over-consumption
  • unchecked migratory waves
  • civil war & social strains
  • natural catastrophe (sweet meteor o'death, no less)
  • external aggression, terror
  • industrial or nuclear accident
  • slow decline
One could say it reflects largely the importance these events have in the media. (Perhaps there are national differences there?)


In Breitbart's version climate change takes one paragraph, while the rest is dedicated to civil war, “Jihadi Generation”, “Great Replacement” and nothing is said about the "slow decline" option.
And they cite Renaud Camus' theories, who is a writer and also a fascist turd.

As Wikipedia puts it:
Jean Renaud Gabriel Camus (/kæˈmuː/; French: [ʁəno kamy]; born 10 August 1946) is a French writer and white nationalist conspiracy theorist. He is known for the theory of the "Great Replacement", a conspiracy theory that claims a global elite is colluding against the white population of Europe to replace them with non-European peoples.

Camus' views on "the great replacement" have been translated on extreme-right websites and adopted by far-right groups to reinforce their white genocide conspiracy theory.

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For my personal use I've struck Breitbart from my news sources.
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This isn't America say French politicians, after candidate quits in sex scandal

The French do not care about the extramarital affairs of their politicians; but they do care about being told that they should.
That was on display Friday when President Emmanuel Macron's candidate for Paris mayor pulled out of the race after it was alleged he sent explicit content to a woman who is not his wife.
While withdrawing his candidacy on Friday, Benjamin Griveaux said he and his family have endured "defamatory statements, lies, rumors, anonymous attacks, the disclosure of private conversations that were stolen and death threats" for over a year.

"Yesterday a new stage has been reached: a website, and social networks relayed vile attacks on my private life," he said in a televised statement. "My family does not deserve this." Griveaux did not deny that he had sent the explicit videos.

His resignation enraged many in France -- including his political rivals -- who decried what they feared was an assault on France's liberal attitude to sex.
"I do not like this Americanization of political life in which politicians come and apologize because they have a mistress, we don't care," Alexis Corbiere, a senior member of radical left-wing party "France Insoumise" told CNN affiliate BFM.
Sébastien Chenu, a politician in Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally party, said the "Americanization of political life is detestable," on Twitter, adding that nothing could be gained by its voyeuristic "puritanism."
Even the current mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo -- who is running for reelection -- called for the "respect of privacy" in a statement to BFM. "This is not worthy of the democratic debate we should be having," she said.
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/02/14/euro ... index.html
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Former French prime minister and wife go on trial for fraud

PARIS (AP) — He was the front-runner to be president of France. Instead, former Prime Minister Francois Fillon is going on trial to face fraud charges after he used public funds to pay his wife and children for work they allegedly never performed.

The trial formally began Monday in the presence of Fillon and his wife. But it was quickly suspended until Wednesday following a request from all lawyers who wished to display their solidarity with colleagues striking over President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial pension reform.

Fillon’s lawyer, Antonin Levy, said the request was “symbolic” to show anger at the changes, which would make lawyers pay more tax. The bill is currently being debated at parliament.

The trial is scheduled to last until March 11.

Fillon is suspected of having given jobs as parliamentary aides, involving no sustained work, to his wife and two of their children from 1998 to 2013. Altogether, the aide work brought the family more than 1 million euros ($1.08 million).

Once the front-runner in the 2017 presidential election, Fillon, 65, has denied wrongdoing.

The scandal, which made headline in the French media just three months before the 2017 vote, crushed the conservative candidate’s campaign and allowed centrist candidate Macron to gain momentum.

Fillon has been charged with the misuse of public funds, receiving money from the misuse of public funds and the misappropriation of company assets. He faces up to ten years in prison and a 1 million euro fine.

His wife, Penelope Fillon, has been charged mostly as an accomplice.

A former lawmaker, Marc Joulaud, also goes on trial for misuse of public funds after he allegedly gave her a fake job as an aide from 2002 to 2007, while her husband was minister.

Fillon and Joulaud both had other parliamentary assistants.

In addition, charges also cover a contract that allowed Penelope Fillon to earn 135.000 euros in 2012-2013 as a consultant for a literary magazine owned by a friend of her husband — also an alleged fake job. The magazine owner, Marc de Lacharriere, pled guilty and was given a suspended eight-month prison sentence and fined 375,000 euros in 2018.
https://apnews.com/012d74ae509e6a772d714618bec9b394
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Penelope, I've never ever met a Penelope.
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Is this accurate - 150 no go areas?

“ A milieu that according to a secret security report leaked to the press last month has since expanded to encompass 150 districts now under the control of Islamist extremists”

This link (pay protected so I’m not following it):
https://www.lejdd.fr/Societe/islamisme- ... an-3943893
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A bit more
https://www.ruthfullyyours.com/2020/02/ ... -mortimer/
La DGSI a listé 150 quartiers sous l'emprise de l'islam radical
Le 5 janvier, après l'attentat de Villejuif, le ministre de l'Intérieur, Christophe Castaner, a adressé un télégramme aux préfets pour leur demander de réunir les GED (groupes d'évaluation départementaux). La DGSI vient de cartographier les quelque 150 quartiers "tenus" selon elle par les islamistes : un document classé secret-défense, qui n'a pas été divulgué, à l'exception de l'Intérieur, même aux ministres intéressés. Lesquels se voient présenter le document oralement par un fonctionnaire assermenté, tant le sujet est sensible…

Outre les banlieues de Paris, Lyon et Marseille, depuis longtemps touchées par le phénomène, y figurent plusieurs cités du Nord : entre autres Maubeuge, où l'Union des démocrates musulmans français (UDMF) a atteint 40% dans un bureau de vote et où "la situation est alarmante" ; l'agglomération de Denin ; ou encore Roubaix, où, "bien qu'historique, la situation prend des proportions inquiétantes", selon un préfet. Mais aussi des zones plus inattendues, comme en Haute-­Savoie ou dans l'Ain, à Annemasse, Bourg-en-Bresse, Oyonnax ou Bourgoin-Jallieu. Encore plus surprenante, "l'apparition de microterritoires qui se salafisent dans des zones improbables", poursuit ce préfet, comme Nogent-le-Rotrou, en Eure-et-Loir.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^n.b. French ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
https://www.lejdd.fr/Societe/islamisme- ... an-3943893

On January 5, after the Villejuif attack, the Minister of the Interior, Christophe Castaner, sent a telegram to the prefects asking them to bring together the GEDs (departmental assessment groups). The DGSI has just mapped the 150 neighborhoods "held" according to it by the Islamists: a document classified secret-defense, which has not been disclosed, with the exception of the Interior, even to the ministers concerned. Who are presented with the document orally by a sworn official, as the subject is sensitive ... In addition to the suburbs of Paris, Lyon and Marseille, which have long been affected by the phenomenon, there are several cities in the North: among others Maubeuge, where the Union of French Muslim Democrats (UDMF) reached 40% in a polling station and where "the situation is alarming"; the agglomeration of Denin; or Roubaix, where, "although historic, the situation is taking on alarming proportions", according to a prefect. But also more unexpected areas, such as Haute-Savoie or Ain, Annemasse, Bourg-en-Bresse, Oyonnax or Bourgoin-Jallieu. Even more surprising, "the appearance of microterritories which become dirty in improbable zones", continues this prefect, like Nogent-le-Rotrou, in Eure-et-Loir.
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Giz wrote: Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:39 pm This link (pay protected so I’m not following it):
https://www.lejdd.fr/Societe/islamisme- ... an-3943893
I could access it without problem. Here is the relevant part:
The DGSI has listed 150 neighborhoods under the influence of radical Islam...

On 5 January, after the attack in Villejuif, the Minister of the Interior, Christophe Castaner, sent a telegram to prefects asking them to convene the GEDs (departmental evaluation groups). The DGSI has just mapped the 150 or so districts "held" according to it by the Islamists: a document classified as a defence secret, which has not been divulged, with the exception of the Interior Ministry, even to the ministers concerned. They are presented with the document orally by a sworn civil servant, such is the sensitivity of the subject...

In addition to the suburbs of Paris, Lyon and Marseille, which have long been affected by the phenomenon, there are several cities in the North: among others Maubeuge, where the Union of French Muslim Democrats (UDMF) reached 40% in a polling station and where "the situation is alarming"; the Denin agglomeration; or Roubaix, where "although historic, the situation is taking on worrying proportions", according to a prefect. But also more unexpected areas, such as in Haute-Savoie or the Ain, in Annemasse, Bourg-en-Bresse, Oyonnax or Bourgoin-Jallieu. Even more surprising, "the appearance of micro-territories that get "salafised" in unlikely areas," continues this prefect, such as Nogent-le-Rotrou, in the Eure-et-Loir.

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France is reaping what it sowed even before the Algerian war, preferring cheap underpaid/non-unionized workers over the task of making full citizens of these invited/imported immigrants. (I already blathered about that somewhere.) And so you get pockets where crime is high.

And if Islam is such a convenient tool for the Saudi "nobility" – to keep people in line, to seem or feel better than the rest –, why shouldn't it be for the local drug dealer and his pals? :mrgreen:
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After kicking homeopathy out of medical studies and getting the products out of insurance reimbursements, the first results are in:
The Boiron laboratory, a specialist in homeopathy, cuts 646 positions in France

Thirteen of the group's 31 sites are due to close in France. The world leader in the homeopathy sector had strongly protested against the progressive delisting decided by the government last year.

Boiron has been in the horse remedy business, even hard medicine, as employees and unions feared. The Lyon laboratory, specialising in homeopathic products, announced on Wednesday March 11, the elimination of 646 positions in France, a quarter of its workforce in France. It justifies this unprecedented redundancy plan by "the virulent, unjustified and repeated attacks against homeopathy in France", two years after the government's decision to phase out its reimbursement by the health insurance funds (the delisting will be complete in 2021).

Created in 1932, the group employs 3,700 people worldwide, but only its activities outside France are spared. In total, 13 of the 31 French sites will be closed […]

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https://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article ... _3234.html

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French antitrust regulator fines Apple $1.2 billion

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s competition watchdog on Monday fined iPhone maker Apple 1.1 billion euros ($ 1.23 billion), saying it was guilty of anti-competitive behavior towards its distribution and retail network.

The fine, the biggest ever levied by the French antitrust body, comes at a time of heightened scrutiny on U.S. tech giants by European regulators, who have been delving into the firms’ powerful market position, the tax they pay, and how they protect consumers’ privacy.

Apple said it would appeal the watchdog’s ruling, which it said was at odds with legal precedent in France.

In its decision, the French regulator said Apple imposed prices on retail premium resellers so that the prices were aligned with those charged by the California firm in its own shops, or on the Internet.

The watchdog said Apple’s two wholesalers in France fully followed the U.S. company’s instructions on how to allocate its products to customers, instead of freely determining their commercial policy.

“Apple and its two wholesalers agreed not to compete with each other and to prevent distributors from competing with each other, thereby sterilizing the wholesale market for Apple products,” the watchdog said in a statement.

The two wholesalers, Tech Data and Ingram Micro, were fined 76 million and 63 million euros respectively, the authority said. Tech Data had no immediate comment to make and Ingram Micro could not immediately be reached.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-appl ... 131DP?il=0
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Apple laughs and flips off all of France and says "No".
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Will France use the apple-pay app?
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↑ Wikipedia has a list of such fakes in Paris: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_des ... s_de_Paris
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Coronavirus: 89 new deaths in France, 3,626 people still hospitalized

France is experiencing its second day of containment this Wednesday. 100,000 policemen and gendarmes are now checking people who are on the move, and who must be able to justify their movement. The coronavirus has caused 89 new deaths in 24 hours in France and 3,626 patients are now hospitalized, including 921 in intensive care, according to a report released Wednesday evening by the Ministry of Health.

...

There were 4,095 fines on Wednesday for non-compliance with the rules of containment throughout France, put in place to combat the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, Christophe Castaner announced on the 8 p.m. news on TF1.

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https://www.ouest-france.fr/sante/virus ... es-6784339
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Parisian friend sent me this (no it's not a hoax: http://www.eure.gouv.fr/Actualites/Coro ... erogatoire):

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It's a "derogatory travel certificate" you have to fill out before you venture outside, to avoid a fine. Paper only.

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Huh, having to show your papers, please. I did nazi that coming.
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Desperate measures for desperate times. I'm of the mind that doing this half-assed is going to be nothing short of a total fail. I'm also of the mind that doing it full-assed will get us restrictions that never totally go away. It's 6am. Too early for a nap.
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Giz wrote: Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:45 am Huh, having to show your papers, please. I did nazi that coming.
I wonder if they have already forgotten the "ligne de démarcation"?

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Witness wrote: Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:34 am It's a "derogatory travel certificate" you have to fill out before you venture outside, to avoid a fine. Paper only.
Self-issued permit:

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"To buy A4 paper to print permits."
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Containment: Fake gendarmes organize controls and demand 135 € from drivers.
https://actu17.fr/confinement-des-faux- ... obilistes/
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INVESTIGATION FRANCEINFO. "The majority of people were contaminated": from Corsica to overseas, how the evangelical gathering in Mulhouse spread the coronavirus throughout France

Contrary to initial estimates, not a hundred but at least a thousand faithful were contaminated after the evangelical gathering in Mulhouse last February. One of the main outbreaks of the virus that helped spread the disease throughout the country, reveals the investigation by Radio France's Investigation Unit.

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https://mobile.francetvinfo.fr/sante/ma ... 89133.html


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200,000 apply for France's 'agricultural army' as virus grounds migrants

Paris – More than 200,000 people have answered France’s call for idled workers to help crop and livestock farmers, desperate for extra hands as summer approaches, Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume said Tuesday.

“Today we have more than 200,000 applicants, and we have 5,000 recruiters who are organizing the work,” Guillaume told France 2 television.

“We’re not going to make these people cross the country, they’re going to work near their homes, near farmers, but also in food industry, transport and logistics,” he said.

“It’s very important to make sure these products get to where they can be sold.”

Guillaume issued his appeal last month for a “great agricultural army,” amid a COVID-19 lockdown that has seen layoffs of tens of thousands of people as well as border closures that are depriving farmers of their usual force of migrant seasonal laborers.

The need for able bodies is urgent as harvests loom for asparagus, strawberries, tomatoes and other early season produce, and as livestock breeding begins in earnest.
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/ ... o_Gky-RWhA
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France summons Chinese envoy after comments on coronavirus handling

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s foreign minister summoned the Chinese envoy on Tuesday after the embassy published a second article on its website criticizing Western handling of the coronavirus crisis.

“Certain publicly voiced opinions by representatives of the Chinese embassy in France are not in line with the quality of the bilateral relation between our two countries”, Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a statement released by his ministry.

The latest comments on the embassy’s website, which in part suggested Western countries had left their pensioners to die in nursing homes, come after France ordered millions of masks from China to curb a shortage in the country.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-heal ... SKCN21W2TC

Outraged French lawmakers demand answers on 'fake' Chinese embassy accusations

PARIS (Reuters) - A diplomatic spat between France and China widened on Wednesday as members of the French Senate demanded answers at a hearing with the foreign minister as to why an article they said was fake and cast them in a bad light was still up on the Chinese embassy website.

The French language article, entitled “Restoring distorted facts - Observations of a Chinese diplomat posted to Paris”, first appeared on Sunday, the latest in a series of posts and tweets by the embassy that has defended Beijing’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, while criticising the West’s handling of the outbreak.

In the post, an unnamed diplomat suggests that careworkers in Western nursing homes - using the French term EHPAD - had abandoned their jobs, leaving residents to die. It came just days after France had raised its death toll substantially to include nursing homes.

The diplomat also suggested that some 80 French lawmakers had co-signed a disparaging statement about World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and had accused Tedros, an Ethiopian, of pro-Chinese bias.

“The WHO has been the subject of a real siege on the part of the Western countries, some even launching ad-hominem attacks against its Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,” the article on the website says.

“The Taiwanese authorities, supported by more than 80 French parliamentarians in a co-signed declaration, even used the word ‘negro’ to attack him. I still do not understand what could have gone through the heads of all these French elected representatives.”

Reuters could not find any evidence French lawmakers backed such a declaration nor that Taiwanese authorities used this word to insult Tedros.

Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry said the Chinese embassy was creating fake news.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-heal ... 1X30C?il=0

Preemptive Chinese move in advance of coming criticism?
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Everyone thinks they have a "get out of jail free card" right now.


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Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Ghebreyesus ... a name to conjure with ... Ghebreyesus

It is, of course, Amharic for "Cow Udder"
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https://old.reddit.com/r/france/comment ... _avec_des/

Perhaps you'll have to click to see the subtitles.

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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:00 pm Beau. Maintenant, faites-le avec une souris. :mrgreen:
That would be "bien", not "beau".

Or are you so Greek that you make no distinction between beauty and goodness? :)
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Witness wrote: Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:45 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:00 pm Beau. Maintenant, faites-le avec une souris. :mrgreen:
That would be "bien", not "beau".

Or are you so Greek that you make no distinction between beauty and goodness? :)
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:47 am I was going for a typical New York City sarcastic "beautiful".
Give me the Bronxian sentence and I'll translate to the best of my abilities. :)
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:00 am The first word is said in a tone of voice dripping with sarcasm.

Beautiful. Now try it with a mouse. :wink:
« Magnifique ! [Also dripping with sarcasm.] Et maintenant une souris. » (The "with" would be implicit.)
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Daily deaths in France. 2003: heatwave. 2020: temporary data.

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France is barring firms registered in offshore tax havens from its government coronavirus bailout, following similar bans in Denmark and Poland
  • France plans to block firms registered in tax havens from accessing the state bailout fund.
  • "If a company has its tax headquarters or subsidiaries in a tax haven, I want to say with great force, it will not be able to benefit from state financial aid," the country's finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, told the France Info radio station on Thursday.
  • Last Saturday, Denmark had enforced a similar measure, following the lead of authorities in Poland in early April.
  • France has allocated 110 billion euros, or $108 billion, to save its businesses amid the coronavirus crisis.
https://www.businessinsider.com/france- ... ible-020-4
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Re: The France thread

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Riots again, shades of 2005?

“In a fourth night of violence and vandalism, on Tuesday evening a primary school was partially destroyed by fire in a north-west suburb of Paris and police in another district said fireworks had been aimed at them.

In Toulouse several rubbish bins and cars were set alight, and incidents were also reported in Strasbourg, Bordeaux, Versailles and Lyon.

The unrest spread after a trail motorbike ridden at speed on Saturday evening, by a man not wearing a helmet, hit the door of a police car, which was stationary at a red traffic light in the suburb of Villeneuve-la-Garenne. ”

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... ike-police