Friday, April 3, 2009

Le jour de gloire est arrivé

A prize for the best caption. Here's Charles Bremner's take on the occasion.

Thesis Topic

A puzzle for an enterprising student to explain:

“This happens elsewhere, but to my knowledge, taking the boss hostage is typically French,” Olivier Labarre, director of BTI, a human resources consulting firm, said in an interview with the newspaper Libération. “It’s the nature of the social dialogue in our country.”

Two Orators

A very interesting comparison of the speaking styles of Obama and Sarkozy by Denis Bertrand (h/t Steve).