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If you’ve ever ventured out to the southeastern suburbs of Paris, you’ve probably been through Créteil. There, you might have seen a strange group of buildings known as the Choux de Créteil. And you might ask : what are those choux ?
If there’s one thing that consistently drives me crazy about living in France, it’s the misuse of apostrophes. Even though I give the French a big break on this one, since there aren’t any possessive apostrophes in their language, some folks seem to take a malin plaisir, or malicious pleasure, in mangling words of English-language origin by using apostrophes in awkward places.