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Re: Nouvelles de France

May 23rd, 2021, 1:55 am

I liked the French entry in the Eurovision this year. That sort of song is one of the things the French know how to do well. Caveat...never translate a French song, the lyrics never fail to be embarrassingly bad.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

May 23rd, 2021, 11:19 am

I liked the French entry in the Eurovision this year. That sort of song is one of the things the French know how to do well. Caveat...never translate a French song, the lyrics never fail to be embarrassingly bad.
which is the reason they haven't won since 1977...
If UK forwards the 'quality' of last night again, they will never win.
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May 23rd, 2021, 12:03 pm

Caveat...never translate a French song, the lyrics never fail to be embarrassingly bad.
I don't know; Eric Burdon did a good cover of this Johnny Hallyday song.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCHqObhhMgA
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Re: Nouvelles de France

May 23rd, 2021, 7:25 pm

Caveat...never translate a French song, the lyrics never fail to be embarrassingly bad.
I don't know; Eric Burdon did a good cover of this Johnny Hallyday song.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCHqObhhMgA


Johnny Hallyday -- The only France-bound international rockstar -- indeed.
It is just crazy to think that In the old days Jimi Hendrix was the opening act for Johnny Hallyday. No kidding.


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May 25th, 2021, 7:51 am

Such was the furore that even the French government weighed in, seeing grounds for disqualification if David had tested positive.
France's Europe minister Clement Beaune had called for "total transparency".
"I think there needs to be no doubt here," he told RMC radio.

"If there is a problem, there are penalties... Provisions are made for sanctioning measures, including potential disqualification in case of problems," he said.
French hopes had been riding high on singer Barbara Pravi, who was a bookmakers' favourite to end France's 44-year Eurovision drought with her moody ballad "Voila".
But she was edged out at the last minute by a surge in public votes for Måneskin.


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June 8th, 2021, 2:43 pm

If you look carefully, you see Macron grabs the guy's left arm; it was thus self-defense on his part.
It was his own fault; keep eye on ball. Keep your distance. It cudda been to the solar plexus.
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Re: Nouvelles de France

June 8th, 2021, 4:14 pm

I've only been to the South of France twice I think, and both times I got slapped. Well, one was a slap, the other was a punch in the mouth. Happy times.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

June 8th, 2021, 6:48 pm

I've only been to the South of France twice I think, and both times I got slapped. Well, one was a slap, the other was a punch in the mouth. Happy times.


Some local C++ quant developers who confused you with Justin London, very likely.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

June 8th, 2021, 7:51 pm

I once gave a talk in 1992 on C++ for graphics and CAD in Cannes. No slapping.
Of course, that was the pre-Justin era. I have fond memories of his short stay here.

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Re: Nouvelles de France

July 15th, 2021, 7:20 am

Bastille day returns to Champs-Elysees

Military parade French-style.

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July 15th, 2021, 9:41 am

while on-duty??
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