Pedantic Spoilsports Debunk Feisty Gauls
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  • jullien

    “Vincent Charpentier works at a French institute for “preventive archaeology,” whatever that is”

    That’s the archeology made in emergency before construction works of estates, roads, railways…

    • Walter Russell Mead

      Thanks for the info — not a profession we stand greatly in need of here in the US, I guess. But I still wish he would leave Asterix alone.

  • Kris

    And here I’ve been using these indomitable Gauls as a counterexample to the lamentable stereotypes regarding French military prowess. This is not helpful. All I am left with now is the diminutive Corsican.

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