Wednesday, July 13, 2005


This is One for the the Really Stupid Lawsuits File

Apparently a bunch of people in Japan are suing Tokyo's governor for insulting the French by referring to the French language as a "failed international language."

Actually, the governor had an interesting theory for why French did fail as the Lingua Franca, so to speak. He attributes its demise to the unwieldiness of the French numbering system.

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