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!

"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