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January 24, 2006

They Just Don't Get LA

"The definition of a monster according to Aristotle is too much substance and not enough form," Lévy said. "That's exactly the case of Los Angeles. It may be a European point of view. I say it with all the prudence of someone perhaps with a traditional idea of a city…. I don't say I hated it, but I was lost. 'Lost in Translation.' Perhaps it's the city of the future. But without me."

This is probably the quote that makes this the most mailed article about LA in the LAT. A Frenchman trying to describe Los Angeles. Hmm. Maybe that's why we don't have many francophones here. Of all the zillion ethnics we do have, I cannot remember there being any significant French anywhere. How odd.

Posted by mbowen at January 24, 2006 07:53 AM

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The French, they are a funny race,

They fight with their feet, and f### with their face.

Posted by: Scott Ferguson [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 24, 2006 09:46 AM

What about the Boudreaux'?

Posted by: brotherbrown [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 24, 2006 05:03 PM