Literary Anecdote of the Day

Mrs. Macmillan, wife of the then Prime Minister of England: “And you, Madame de Gaulle, what do wish for most in life?”

Mme de Gaulle: “A penis.”

General de Gaulle (hurriedly): “I believe that is pronounced ‘happiness,’ my dear.”

“We’ll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in the City of Light” (John Baxter) (Harper Perennial, 2006)

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