“xxx This week I have been working with counterparts such as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.xxx”
French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, “France proposes strategies for building Haiti’s future after earthquake”, The New York Times, Jan. 16, 2010.
Yes, we too had noticed. But we thought French gentlemen did not remark on such things. Even if the French did invent the pianoforte, I doubt that you could do much about it. And Willie might object.