I am afraid to post this link on my site for fear my website developers will see it and send me an amended invoice: €410,000 for the development of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s charitable foundation website! Better still, it was paid through a grant from the French government. Here is the link to the site. Draw your own conclusion as to the value of the “investment.” Caution, I had difficulties with the site using my Chrome browser (do not click for the “English” site version).
On Topic Archive: 2013
It is not just the Northeast US that is suffering from oppressive heat this summer; the UK is also experiencing a heat wave. Seeking refuge in the grocery store is an option and it is definitely more interesting in the UK if this article is to be believed.
Angela Merkel’s use of an Anglicism to describe a public outcry has the German language purists in an uproar. This sheißkopf prefers sheißstrum (three consecutive “s” when you do not use German alphabet). Then again, I haven’t been back to Germany in the 40 plus years since I lived there. Plus, obscenities in a foreign language seem less objectionable.