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July 6th 2008 In the news

Obnoxious French
According to a recent international survey for the French travel website Expedia.fr. , the French are now considered the most obnoxious tourists from European nations,

According to employees in 4,000 hotels in Germany, the U.K., Italy, France, Canada and the U.S., the French are considered the most obnoxious tourists from European nations, and behind only Indians and the last-place Chinese as the worst among all countries worldwide.

Over all, French travelers landed 19th out of 21 nations worldwide. In first-place were the Japanese, considered to be most polite, quiet and tidy. Americans finished in 11th place but, Americans wind up as the biggest-spending and best-tipping tourists. The Germans and the French are among the worst penny-pinchers.

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Ferrari Going Green

Sports car manufacturer Ferrari intends to cut its vehicles' greenhouse gas emissions by nearly half. They say they are working on developing hybrid vehicles .

The company insists that any future hybrid Ferrari would still be "fundamentally a Ferrari."


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Stuck under her car for 2 days

A 91-year-old woman was stuck under her car for two days until her mail carrier noticed letters piling up. She had crawled under her car to look for her keys ended up stuck beneath an axle.
According to police, the keys were in the car’s door.

Firefighters rescued here after being called by her mail carrier. They lifted the car with a jack and removed her.

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4 comments:

Jessica@Foodmayhem said...

Hmm...I'm Chinese American...

Tiffany Izatt said...

Interesting news, but the last one is sad, no one noticed an old woman under her car...thats crazy!

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