Tim FitzHigham Famous Quotes & Sayings

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4 Tim FitzHigham Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Tim FitzHigham Sayings: Bonjour, the Embassy of France''Ah, bonjour, excuse me for asking but where is the French Bonjour, the Embassy of France'
'Ah, bonjour, excuse me for asking but where is the French Coastguard?'
'At the coast. Guarding.
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Tim FitzHigham Sayings: There's no Coastguard in France. They let the French Navy do it. They have to There's no Coastguard in France. They let the French Navy do it. They have to give them something to do. It's not good for national pride to have to disband it so they turned it into a Coastguard. I think it does a few other bits and bobs too.
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Tim FitzHigham Sayings: I phoned the Admiral back.'It's no use, Admiral, the French speak nothing but French.'There was I phoned the Admiral back.
'It's no use, Admiral, the French speak nothing but French.'
There was a short pause on the end of the line then his voice rattled into life like a sabre.
'They're lying, Tim!'
'What?'
'The French Navy must by law speak English, as English is the international maritime language of the sea.'
'Has anyone told the French that?'
The line went dead for a moment before he thundered, 'Yes Nelson. At the battle of Trafalgar.'
I tried to stifle an irresistibly British giggle not knowing if the Admiral was making a joke or not. I got it right. He was serious.
Tim FitzHigham Sayings: In a French accent developed through a lifetime of using English I said, 'Hello sir, In a French accent developed through a lifetime of using English I said, 'Hello sir, I would like to row the English Channel in a bath please.'
What actually arrived in the ear of the French Navy man was, 'Hello sire, I would like to fight a condom across a bath if you please.