Amuse-Bouche No. 19: La paperasserie (red tape)
by Julia Frey
How do you say “Catch 22” in French?
My husband and I need French permis de conduire
(driver’s licenses). Makes me nervous. French paperasserie
(red tape) is notorious. Of course, bureaucracy has a bad rep everywhere. Lately Le Monde
discussed the nightmare of trying to pay a fine in Russia. And we won’t even mention the… Continue