Wednesday, April 27

The story about Napoleon & Josephine is apparently true

"Ne te lave pas, j'accours et dans huit jours je suis là. " (Don't wash, I'm rushing back and I'll be there in a week.) according to, it's from Napoleon's love letters to Josephine (Lettres d'amour à Joséphine, Fayard, p. 155)

Or not. See the comment below.