Monday, December 18, 2006

It's Even Funnier in French

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette shares this anecdote concerning Jeanne Calment of France, who died in 1997 at age 122.

Madame Calment was quite the bon vivant right up through 120 or so, singing songs and rapping and the like. She had ridden a bike until age 100. A young journalist supposedly asked her on her 120th birthday whether she could count on seeing Madame Calment the following year.

"I don't see why not; you look pretty healthy to me," responded the woman who'd had 12 decades to hone her comic timing. [Link]

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