French philosopher calls for boycott of goods advertised in English

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Michel Serres protests there are more English words in ads on the walls of Toulouse than there were in notices in German during the Occupation.

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A leading French intellectual has called for a boycott of all products whose advertising slogans use English and of films whose titles are not translated, in the latest salvo in a rearguard action against the "invasion" of France by the English language, reports The Telegraph.