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Newsletter #14: August 2001

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* From the Home Bureau *

End of August always signals “La Rentré” as the school supply sections in stores start to resemble a rugby scrum full of children. But the end of summer isn’t all about going back to work and no fun. It also signals the beginning of the wine sales, where the wine sections in stores start to resemble a rugby scrum full of adults. Nah, it’s not that bad. Not really. If you’re planning a trip to Paris during the month of September, take the chance to stock up on a few bottles at a great price. If you go over your duty free limit, just drink a few bottles with fellow passengers at the airport lounge. I guarantee it will make you the most popular person on the plane (share with the flight attendants and maybe they’ll sneak you into business class). The good thing about living in France is being able to buy large quantities of the w…

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