In English? Chirac won’t hear of it

A European Union summit meeting turned into a linguistic battlefield when President Jacques Chirac of France, “deeply shocked” by the sight of a fellow Frenchman speaking English, stormed out of the room.¬†International Herald Tribune, March 31, 2006. Read the whole article…

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