As a person that has had some recent dealings with people who speak French as their main means of communication, I wholeheartedly concur!
Originally posted on FiftyFourandAHalf:
You’ve heard me talk about this before (Merde 101). But the world has gotten more dangerous since I wrote that piece. We need to be on the lookout. We need to be vigilant. We need to speak English. No, this is not an anti-immigrant piece. This is a potential-worldwide-calamity-caused-by-incomprehensible-grammar piece.
Yes, it’s true. I’m saying that all roads to terrorism are sign-posted in FRENCH. Believe me. I lived there. I know. Well, I don’t know the language, but I know those signposts. And what they say. More or less.
Why would I make such an accusation? Because French is stupid.
Well, actually, it’s really French possessives. French possessives are stupid, illogical, dangerous.
You see, in French, objects get the gender of the object/noun, not the owner. And that, is of course, the problem.
Imagine that there is a man and a woman in a train…
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