A friend emailed this one, about which she’s as baffled as I:
Foul Smell Encircles London
Of course you know who the Brits will blame:
U.K. Media Blames France, but Meterologists Say French Not Responsible
Not even the queen was spared, as newspapers reported that Windsor Castle also suffered from the effects of the putrid smell.
Sheesh! At least the national pride remain intact:
The foul smell was not English, Sarah Holland, a forecaster for the Met Office told the BBC. “The origins of the smell come from Europe,” she said.
Here it goes:
British tabloid, The Daily Mail was quick to attack the French for “le stink,” reporting that “freak weather” had caused the “French stench” to come to England.
according to Helen Chivers, a forecaster at the Met Office, the smell actually came across “from Northern Europe.”
In other French news, Illegal workers
French government wants them out, firms and unions do not.
And the Chinese are po’d at France’s suppoort of Tibetan independence.