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Plus ça change …

07.28.2006 · Posted in Editorials, Educating Jay

Congratulations to Floyd Landis, young man from Pennsylvania, for winning the Tour de France. This is the eighth time in a row an American has gone through France and into Paris. Eighth times! Even the Germans only did it twice. – Jay Leno, Monday July 24th ...

Educating Jay

07.27.2006 · Posted in Educating Jay

Holy Hotel California, Educating Jay Fans! We have just finished two days in San Diego and we’re surprised by the humidity. But the beauty and the revitalized downtown was terrific to see, as well as surrounding Del Mar area. Currently we’re in a Starbucks in San Juan Capistrano, downloading our emails from Jay’s “people”. Fingers ...

Jay Leno still at it …

07.11.2006 · Posted in Educating Jay

Jay Leno’s monologue, Monday July 10th: Congratulations to the Italian people for winning the World Cup. … They won after France’s best player got ejected for head butting. That’s the closest anyone in a French uniform has come to combat in 60 years. For historical accuracy, we feel we need to point out the following: ...

French Bashing & Soccer

06.15.2006 · Posted in Editorials

Eight years ago, when the French won the World Cup, a brief but vicious flurry of Anti-French jokes were made by late night comedians. This was a prelude to the golden era French Bashing some five years later. ...

CBS’s The Unit & the French

05.19.2006 · Posted in Editorials

To the delight of columnists like Adam Buckman, the CBS series The Unit indulges in Anti-French slurs. First off, Adam Buckman of the New York Post writes “You have to love a show that’s so disdainful of the French.” ...

Ask Yahoo!: the French have 50 different words for “surrender”

05.16.2006 · Posted in Editorials

When G.J. from Weston Florida asked Yahoo! if it was true that “Eskimos have over a hundred works for snow”, Yahoo responded as follows : “Dear G.J.: We’ve heard this story too. Or maybe it was that joke about how the French have 50 different words for “surrender” (only kidding). But seriously folks, after sniffing ...