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Hugh Laurie can speak French !

Sunday, March 27th, 2011
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English invasion ‘threatens French language

Monday, January 18th, 2010

In 1997, 40 per cent of documents at the European Commission were first written in French, compared to 45 per cent in English. In 2008, the ratio had fallen to 14 per cent French versus 72 per cent English. Last year French was down to 11 per cent.

Avenir de la langue française (Future of the French language) and eight other groups called on the government to put a stop to the Anglo-onslaught in a pair of opinion pieces in two national daily newspapers on Friday.

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JK Rowling is a French knight !

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

“Harry Potter” author J. K. Rowling is now a knight of the  French Légion d’Honneur.

Read the BBC article about it…. why does she say:”Sorry!”?

Read more about it on the BBC Website