I took your answer as humor and was trying to add some a bit myself, making
fun of my compatriots who are sometimes very/quite unwitty...to say the
On 1/20/09 10:52 PM, "sonny" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> i was attempting humor, and tho i am not p.c., i didnt see it as racist, but
> i guess some might. also, i dont know french at all. i voted for barry o. some
> of my best friends are etc.
> i was surprised to see recently, in something written, that in addition to
> 'film noir', a phrase was use for the opposite, something like film blanc or
> some other word meaning white i believe. i'd never seen that before. not sure
> what it means, other than possibly 'not noir'
> but then you have to define noir first...
> --- On Tue, 1/20/09, Steve Novak <Cinefrog@comcast.net
> <mailto:Cinefrog%40comcast.net> > wrote:
>> > From: Steve Novak <Cinefrog@comcast.net <mailto:Cinefrog%40comcast.net> >
>> > Subject: RARA-AVIS: ...things said...
>> > To: "RARA-AVIS" <email@example.com
>> <mailto:rara-avis-l%40yahoogroups.com> >
>> > Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 10:33 PM
>> > The French (well...some of them...), say he¹s not black
>> > but métis¹ ...
>> > whatever difference that makes...?
>> > I guess you live inside your own boundaries...and as a
>> > Frenchman myself
>> > (well, with two passports anyway), I witnessed many of
>> > those kind of
>> > statements during and after the Algerian war...and
>> > probably, as a youngster
>> > in MS and HS then, used some of them...as a well groomed
>> > product of my
>> > environment...
>> > Montois
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