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“Let them eat limes and avocados”

Tweet Too bad Marie Antoinette isn’t around.  She could be of great comfort to Gwyneth Paltrow. Even though there is no evidence that Marie ever said of the starving poor in Paris, “If they are out of bread, let them eat cake,” … Continue reading

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If Only They Could Eat Cake

Tweet I like history.  During the summer of 2001, I read several books about Marie Antoinette, of French Revolution “let them eat cake” fame (which she probably never said, by the way).  Poor Marie really gets a bum rap.  She tried … Continue reading

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