FRANCE: Mossieu Tarrdoo

His braw Scots tongue totally unable to cope with the niceties of French pronunciation, Prime Minister Ramsay Mac-Donald of Great Britain secretly enraged precise and wily Prime Minister Andre Tardieu of France (whose English is excellent) by blandly referring to him throughout the London Naval Conference as "Mossieu Tarrdoo."

Last week just before departing for Normandy with Germain Martin, Minister of the Budget, "Mossieu Tarrdoo" wreaked a horrid revenge. The Socialists of France grew livid with fury. French non-partisans slapped their thighs, swore that Tardieu was a sly one.

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