It is early January of 1793. The commotion outside of the Castle of Versailles is growing louder by the minute. Louis XVI, however, is not bothered, as he is getting his new suit matched, pleated and frilled in his chambers by his favorite tailor.
"Ah yes, Poilon, superb work with the gold thread on my boot leather as per usual. And now: the silk pants with Morocco pearls."
"Y-your Majesty... I think they're breaking down the front wall."
"Nonsense! Clothe me or I shall have you beheaded!"
"Absolutely, your majesty! There...
Germany owed a massive debt to France after the treaty of Versailles
One day, Germany couldn't afford to pay the weekly payment to France. So France gathered a band of soldiers and rode into a small town in Rhineland on trucks, hoping to find anything valuable as reparation. After inspecting the town for a brief moment, they took its tram tracks and street lamps back...
Are you the Palace of Versailles?
'Cause you be looking baroque.
The German representative is just about to sign the Treaty of Versailles ending the war.
The Allies representative: "So you take full responsibility for starting the war?"
German representative: "Yes, we take full responsibility for starting World War one"
Allies representative: "one?"
The French Test Drive
An American couple took their honeymoon in France, and they loved it so much they decided they just had to live there. But the costly move left them in financial hardship. Eventually, they did both find jobs, but on opposite ends of the city, so they decided to buy a car.
"This one," said the...