I’m Not Making This Up, You Know

Reuters reports that a French politician has proposed a bill to outlaw mockery of accents.

“Glottophobia”, a word recently coined by a French linguist to describe discrimination based on pronunciation and tone, needed to discouraged by law, she said.

Life really is becoming more and more like scenes that could have been Monty Python sketches, but scenes that couldn’t be made today. “I’m French. Why do think I have this outrageous accent, you silly king?”

Now go away, or I will taunt you a second time.

2 thoughts on “I’m Not Making This Up, You Know

  1. Seeing how this is coming from France I would have to believe the motive is for people to not mock the accents of all the recent peaceful refugees who just want to close off portions of the city into no-go zones and impose their way of life on the indigenous population.

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