French philosopher calls for boycott of goods advertised in English


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.