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Chretien, Jean - Free Trucks, Not Drugs.
When holding a press conference on Free Trade with U.S. president Bill Clinton, Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was asked what he thought about all the drugs that were entering Canada from the U.S. He responded: "Well, it's more trade."
After a tense moment of silence and some muffled laughter Clinton leaned over and whispered something in Chretien's ear. Chretien immediately blurted "Oh drugs! I thought you said trucks!"
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Homer writes:
I love Johnny!
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Allan writes:
Heh! I'm not bilingual, but I've heard at least one francophone say that our Prime Minister has trouble with *both* official languages!
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pilousky writes:
As a matter, in Canada, Mr Chr├ętien is known as the guy who got elected without being fluent in either of the two official languages of the Country...
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tina writes:
Oh, honestly!! Haven't you ever misheard something? Give the guy a break, he's a good prime minister.
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