Please Excuse Our President

May 28, 2004 | I Kid You Not | By: Mark VandeWettering

Dug this brief blurb off of this morning. From the pages of New Scientist:

HERE’S one US company where “freedom fries” surely never appeared on the staff restaurant menu, even when Francophobia was at its height. One of its products is a laptop bag which bears a label in English and French. The English version reads simply and sensibly “Wash with warm water; use mild soap; dry flat; do not use bleach; do not dry in the dryer; do not iron”. The French version, only, continues (in translation): “We are sorry that our president is an idiot. We didn’t vote for him.”


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