Feb 222009

(asked by Alexandra H. currently in Paris) I have lived in Paris for years and I still can’t get over the French (Parisians, specifically) and their “faux” manners that seem to arise from a sense of entitlement (is this the “I’m more important than you” syndrome at work?). To wit, two examples from the last 48 hours: 1. Today while getting on the bus at a rear door (on a long bus, where it’s acceptable) I arrived at the ticket [Read the rest]