gfiles magazine

July 12, 2012

A Rootless Wonder!

When the plight of hungry French peasants due to high prices and scarcity of bread was brought to the notice of Queen Marie Antoinette, she is reported to have condescendingly said: “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche”, literally meaning “Let them eat cake”. The subsequent French Revolution and the fate of Marie Antoinette is history.,%20m%20g%20devasahayam

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