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18 January 2013
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“The French, it seems to me, strike a happy balance between intimacy and reserve. Some of this must be helped by the language, which lends itself to graceful expression even when dealing with fairly basic subjects…. And there’s that famously elegant subtitle from a classic Western.COWBOY: “Gimme a shot of red-eye.”SUBTITLE: “Un Dubonnet, s’il vous plait.”No wonder French was the language of diplomacy for all those years.” Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France by Peter Mayle
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PETER MAYLE*A Year in Provence*Toujours Provence*Provence*French Lessons: Adventure with Fork, Knife and Corkscrew

“The French, it seems to me, strike a happy balance between intimacy and reserve. Some of this must be helped by the language, which lends itself to graceful expression even when dealing with fairly basic subjects…. And there’s that famously elegant subtitle from a classic Western.

COWBOY: “Gimme a shot of red-eye.”
SUBTITLE: “Un Dubonnet, s’il vous plait.”

No wonder French was the language of diplomacy for all those years.” 

Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France by Peter Mayle

PETER MAYLE

*A Year in Provence
*Toujours Provence
*Provence
*French Lessons: Adventure with Fork, Knife and Corkscrew

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