|Républic française, foutre yeah.|
|I don't know about you, but|
I'd probably cut his head off too.
Then, as a further middle finger to the natural order as understood by 18th century europeans, they rebooted the bourgeois gregorian calendar replacing it with their own crazy-town version starting with the Revolution as year one and ending twelve years later when everyone realized that their new calendar was stupid and confusing.
|You know how annoying it is when Facebook gets an update and changes|
everything you're used to? Now imagine someone did that with your concept of time
and then enforced compliance with the threat of the afore mentioned head-chopper.
of time-keeping systems.
Ok, so not everything they tried to do was a resounding success, but you don't see a powdered-wig wearing French king running around barking orders, do you? Well then I'd say the revolution turned out pretty well. Anyway, Happy Bastille Day!
|Like so many of us, the French revolutionaries thought they|
could just guillotine their problems away...they were kind of right.