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France: When babies whine, give them wine.

Yesterday, we asked you what you thought about junk food in American schools and you all found it frightening. Well, folks, fathom this: French parliamentarians are advocating the shameless promotion of wine amongst school-aged children. The wine industry in France is suffering, and winemakers are blaming young children because of their foolish preferences for "other" beverages. A report argued that France must launch an education campaign to teach kids how to appreciate wine because "learning about healthy living starts from childhood and primary school...To hold a forceful position in the world, French wine must first assume a strong position at home."

In other news, France loses 45,000 people to alcohol-related deaths a year.

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lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 10 years
I'm currently in high school, and I've been studying French since I was three. In france, wine is literally drank like water. for children, though, they will take a few drops mixed with water. ~* “I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.” -Johnny Depp *~
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 10 years
I absolutely would NOT do that
stone_soup stone_soup 10 years
Wine is great for your health, but this is absurd. ____________________________________ Don't tick me off. Or you'll get it.
DStirk DStirk 10 years
um, yeah. Babies and whine mix, but not babies and wine.
t0xxic t0xxic 10 years
WTF Ok thats just insanely ridiculous!!!!!!
honey31 honey31 10 years
No way in hell would I do that!
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