Month: September 2012

Asterix et Obelix: Deux Gaulois gourmands… Fact: Les Français sont gourmands.  Gourmand (goor-mahnd,) noun 1. a person who is fond of good eating, often indiscriminately and to excess. 2. a gourmet, epicure. 3. a person with a sweet tooth.  (source: dictionary.com and French Girl in Seattle)   Asterix and Obelix, (our ancestors the Gauls,) many French…

This story was originally published in 2012. It has been updated.  Le Teacher:  “… And don’t forget: Say ‘Bonjour’ whenever you enter a public place. Say it as many times as it takes, five, ten, twenty times a day. A big American smile won’t cut it. Say ‘Bonjour’ first to get help in France, or…