Paris France, by Gertrude Stein

In France whenever anybody writes anything and wants anybody to know what it is like they read it out loud. If it is in English it is natural to pass the manuscript to them and let them read it but if it is in french it is natural to read it out loud.

French is a spoken language English really is not.

Considering how universal the English language has become around the globe I’d say Gertrude Stein didn’t have it exactly right, but I still get what she might mean. Either way, France, here we come…

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