Saturday, April 05, 2003
Greenwich Historical Society debates the important issues.
Organizers of an upcoming lecture series on French impressionism debated not serving croissants at the event, fearing anti-France sentiment would keep people away.
Grady Turner, curator of the Greenwich Historical Society, said he wasn't worried people would boycott the exhibit based on the art. But croissants were a different story.
After debating the croissant issue, organizers decided to take a chance on the baked goods. [...]
But to be on the safe side, he said, "There will also be scones for those who want to show their loyalty to the Brits."
Eh? Loyalty to the one-time colonial oppressor? Shame upon them! Off with their heads!