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    French fries back on House menu

    Freedom fries are now history in House cafeterias
    French fries are back on the menu in the US House of Representatives, three years after the name was ditched in favour of "freedom fries".
    House Republicans renamed fries and French toast in 2003 to protest at France's opposition to the war on Iraq.

    The patriotic name change hit the headlines at the time but the change back is getting much less coverage.
    A House official would only say that fries are no longer being offered under the "freedom" nomenclature.

    The Washington Times newspaper contacted aides of the two congressmen behind the move to "freedom fries" to see if they could shed light on the change back.

    "We don't have a comment for your story," a spokeswoman for Republican representative Bob Ney told the newspaper.
    At the time, Mr Ney, who together with Walter Jones pushed for "freedom fries", said the action was "a small but symbolic effort to show the strong displeasure of many on Capitol Hill with the actions of our so-called ally, France".

    The move followed the lead of a North Carolina restaurant whose owner said he got the idea from similar protest action against Germany during World War I, when sauerkraut was renamed liberty cabbage and frankfurters became hot dogs.

    The switch to "freedom fries" was seen as reflecting the anti-French sentiment among some lawmakers who felt President Jacques Chirac betrayed the US by opposing its policy on Iraq.
    The Senate cafeterias never changed their menus.

    A spokeswoman for the French embassy asked about current French-US ties told the Washington Times that the two countries were working closely on the Middle East.

    "Our relations are much more important than potatoes," she said.
    "French fries are back on the menu in the Capitol, back on the presidential dinner menu and our relations are back on track."

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5240572.stm


    *Well thank God. No more Freedumb fries! LOL Made us look sooo stupid with that crap!*

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    It really showed the French though, didn't it?
    A big boy did it and ran away.

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    Do the French even eat the American version of French fries?
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    They're not even called "French Fries" anywhere in Europe. The usual name is "Pomme Frites" or Potato Fries.

    Your tax dollars at work ladies and gentlemen.

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    At the Johhny Rockets diner chain, the menu refers to them as "American" fries.

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    talk about too much money and too much free time...
    this just made america look retarded in the eyes of the rest of the world... and just made it look like the 'dumb american' is alive and well - and running the country
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    The 'freedom fry' silliness was only surpassed by the pouring of french wine down the drain. What a bunch of morons.
    'Those who sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.' Ben Franklin

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    It should be Freedomkebab

    Freedom Multie Pronged Candle Stick

    Freedom Wheat Free Bread Substitute

    and so on

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    Quote Originally Posted by SVZ View Post
    It should be Freedomkebab

    Freedom Multie Pronged Candle Stick

    Freedom Wheat Free Bread Substitute

    and so on
    and freedom kissing, and freedom manicures and freedom braids, freedom twists, etc...
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    Default Re: No More Freedom Fries or Freedom toast!

    no because that would be french

    i'm using iranian and jewish examples lol

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    thats bullshit; i still hate the French and i don't buy any french shit or listen to a word out of their cheap-ass-stuck-up mouths! I SPIT ON THE FRENCH!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliceInWonderland View Post
    thats bullshit; i still hate the French and i don't buy any french shit or listen to a word out of their cheap-ass-stuck-up mouths! I SPIT ON THE FRENCH!
    How can you live without champagne???

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    well i drink sparkling white wine mmmmmmmm! Cooks extra dry or Korbel anyone?! hahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliceInWonderland View Post
    thats bullshit; i still hate the French and i don't buy any french shit or listen to a word out of their cheap-ass-stuck-up mouths! I SPIT ON THE FRENCH!

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    ^ shut up u Ho! I haven't bought that shizz...yet! and i won't buy it either; i'll steal it

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