How can they tell?
a French intellectuals are all thin, so that they look good in black polo necks
b French people are thinner than Americans
c French surveyors are thin
d All the best things in French life are thin: baguettes, saucisson, Beaujolais
2 A poll shows that 22 per cent of Britons would rather have been born in France. Why?
a They want to be intellectuals in black polo necks
b They want to be like Peter Mayle
c They don't want to be like Peter Mayle
d France has a better national anthem
3 Teenagers are getting back pain from carrying heavy schoolbooks. What do teenagers say?
a Homework can seriously damage your health
b At least It stops me getting fat
c I want to wear a black polo neck when I grow up
d Can I sue?
4 Levi's has started producing sustainable jeans. What will jeans wearers think?
a Green jeans? I don't think so
b Yes, but will I still be rugged?
c Is it safe to wear them in the rain?
d Will they go with a sustainable back polo neck?
5 The US population has just topped 300m. Where will this end?
a I dread to think
b In a very large McDonald's bank account
c In tears
d In therapy
QUIZ ANSWERS: 1a, 2d, 3c, 4b, 5a