Wednesday, February 23, 2005


Quote of the Day

I'm looking for a good cowboy.
—George Bush, contemplating the possibility of a visit by French President Jacques Chirac to his ranch and displaying his inimitable talent for vacheries

Chirac heard "Je cherche un bon cowboy," the translator thus furthering the corruption of French by the use of English borrowings. But then "Je cherche un bon vacher" just wouldn't have had the flavor.

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