Friday, January 09, 2009

Moi Je Suis...

The little ladies are LOVING this:

And just to remind you, it's not too late to take part in the Pop Quiz to win a copy of Pardon My French by Charles Timoney.


Anonymous said...

Hello! I'm submitting my answers to your Pop Quiz. There are 2 that I'm not sure about.

1. Who sang the song of the summer, 'Rayon de Soleil'?
William Baldé

2. Who won the Academy Award for best actress in 'La Vie en Rose'.
Marion Cotillard

3. Who's diamond ring magically disappeared in a newspaper photo?
Rachida Dati

4. Who directed the box office hit 'Bienvenue Chez les Ch'tis'?
Danny Boon

5. Who was accused of perpetuating one of the biggest frauds in banking history?
Jerôme Kerviel

6. Who was freed after 2,321 days of being held captive in Colombia?
Ingrid Bettancourt

7. Which talented actor with a famous father died in October, aged 37?
Gerard Depardieu

8. Who is the 'French Elvis' that has announced he will retire in 2010?
Johnny Halliday

9. Which ex-girlfriend of Eric Clapton and Mick Jagger got married this year?
Carla Bruni Sarkozy

10. Who is the author of this year's Prix Goncourt winner, 'Syngue Sabour'?
Atik Rahimi

11. Which outspoken sister and media sensation passed away this year, aged 99?
Eartha Kitt ?????

12. Who is known as the 'French Robin Hood' and had not one but two films made about him this year?
Jacques Mesrine

13. Who was voted France's top personality for 2008?
L’abbé Pierre ??????

14. What influential fashion force passed away this year, aged 72?
Yves St. Laurent

15. Which French author received the Nobel Prize for Literature 2008?
Jean-Marie Gustav le Clézio

Thanks for the fun!

Anonymous said...

Hello, I posted my answers to the Pop Quiz yesterday.
I made a stupid mistake! Of course, the woman who died recently at 99 was Soeur Emmanuelle and NOT Eartha Kitt!
Still don't know who is the personality preferred by the French... Bye!