September 10, 2003


Pierre Jean O’Rourke confesses:

I've never told this to anyone before, but my wife has French blood. She's lived in the U.S. since she was eight, so she's recovering. But her sister, Françoise, who went to the Sorbonne and married her professor of Pre-Deconstructionist Literary Criticism, is not expected to survive. Especially not if my neighbors in Quaintford, New Hampshire, get their hands on her.

(Via Kathy Kinsley.)

Posted by Tim Blair at September 10, 2003 02:09 PM

And then he packed them off back to Grandma in Paris.

Posted by: ilibcc at September 10, 2003 at 02:40 PM

I have French ancestors, too, but they had the good sense to leave 300 years ago.

Posted by: Ken Summers at September 11, 2003 at 12:03 AM