SBoatti at TVRATINGS.COM
Mon Mar 5 17:04:48 UTC 2001
This shows that it's not only Americans who are ignorant of the origins of
From: David M. Robertson [mailto:dmsnake at usit.net]
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2001 11:46 AM
I saw a TV news segment last night on a new French law mandating that there
women candidates for certain elective offices. They interviewd a French
politician who (speaking English) said something like: Politics in France
a male culture, or, as we say in French, a "macho" culture.
She pronounced it in what I would consider the British fashion, as
would make me think that it was adopted into French from British English,
than directly from Spanish, or even from American English.
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