A fact about the relationship between England and France…

The so-called rivalry between the English and the French does not actually exist.

It was cooked up by the respective nations’ governments hundreds of years ago as a method of selling more goose fat, which swimmers of the English Channel traditionally cake themselves in before making the arduous trip in order to see what all the fuss is about.

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Published in: on February 4, 2010 at 9:57 pm  Leave a Comment  
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