The weather has been warm in Paris of late, and so last Saturday my wife and I decided to go to the local swimming pool on the Île de Puteaux, which features deckchairs, an outdoor and indoor pool, and a kiddy pool.
Having paid the best part of 10 Euros each to enter, I was prevented from accessing the pool area because I was wearing Bermuda shorts like these:
What they had in mind was that I dress more like this:
(Huge thanks to TNA for letting me use his pic.)
The security guard actually invited me to purchase a set of budgie-smugglers from a vending machine out the front.
So I went home, and my wife went in. Later she told me that a security guard had pounced on two men lying on sun loungers for having the temerity to put their t-shirts on. That the sun had gone behind a cloud and the temperature dropped was no excuse, apparently.
The French: effortlessly homosexual since 1923.