word du jour: ZYDECO

Ahh…  today’s word is ZYDECO and Merriam Webster online defines it as: popular music of southern Louisiana that combines tunes of French origin with elements of Caribbean music and the blues and that features guitar, washboard, and accordion Oui, on peut!

song du jour: Yes We Can Can (The Pointer Sisters 1973)

Now’s the time for all good men to get together with one another. We got to iron out our problems and iron out our quarrels and try to live as brothers. And try to find a piece of land without stepping on one another. And do respect the women of the world. Remember you all … More song du jour: Yes We Can Can (The Pointer Sisters 1973)

"Oui, nous pouvons!"

Inspired by Obama, leading French figures brandish anti-racist manifesto ANGELA CHARLTON AP News Nov 09, 2008 12:52 EST Inspired by Barack Obama, the French first lady and other leading figures say it’s high time for France to stamp out racism and shake up a white political and social elite that smacks of colonial times. A … More "Oui, nous pouvons!"

Obama's Election Unleashes A New Love Of America Around The World

(11-05) 10:37 PST PARIS, France (AP) — Barack Obama’s election as America’s first black president unleashed a renewed love for the United States after years of dwindling goodwill, and many said Wednesday that U.S. voters had blazed a trail that minorities elsewhere could follow. People across Africa stayed up all night or woke before dawn … More Obama's Election Unleashes A New Love Of America Around The World

Obama’s Election Unleashes A New Love Of America Around The World

(11-05) 10:37 PST PARIS, France (AP) — Barack Obama’s election as America’s first black president unleashed a renewed love for the United States after years of dwindling goodwill, and many said Wednesday that U.S. voters had blazed a trail that minorities elsewhere could follow. People across Africa stayed up all night or woke before dawn … More Obama’s Election Unleashes A New Love Of America Around The World