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Quotes: Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkeys
"I think I'd rather have my bottom impaled on a giant cactus than exchange pleasantries with that jumped-up Frenchman. As far as I'm concerned, the only thing the French should be allowed to host is an invasion!"

Alucard: So whats up with the Pride meeting?
Integra: They're a mercenary group contracted to replace all the soldiers we lost in the Valentine brothers—
Alucard: Wait. Are these guys French?
Integra: We were forced to post mortality rates. They're the only ones who applied.
Alucard: We are really scraping the bottom of the barrel here.

U.N. Leader: Is the crew okay?
American captain: Yes sir. They're French, so they surrendered immediately. (to the French crew) Once the pirates boarded your ship, how did they force you off?
French captain: Il a vert lightsabeur!
Crew member: Oui! Un lightsabeur!
Crew member #2: Le lightsabeur terrible!

"After about 20 minutes there was a fluttering of white flags, which appeared to have become standard battle equipment of the Italian infantry at Tobruk."
— Australian Official History

"In any case, we arrive to see the city surrendered. "We have no choice but to surrender to you," a cop notes (apparently hes authorized to make that statement). I guess the city is in French Africa."
This review of the Superfriends episode "Revenge On Gorilla City".

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