RJ Dupre Column: Dealing with the French
I come from a culture and country where patience is an unknown quality. The French temperament is very arrogant at times, and we are a pretty feisty bunch. I remember as a child when my Mom and I used to go to the open market everyday to purchase our food. We had to wait in line to get served, simple enough. But for my mother, that waiting business was never in the plan. She was only 4' 11", but watch out! She would wait for a few seconds, then the grumbling would start.
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