Your RDA of Irony

September 17th

On this day in 1394, Charles VI expelled Jews from France.
That would have required considerable chutzpah if he hadn’t actually been King of France. Nonetheless, there were dire repercussions.

Without Jews, there would be no one to compose Can-Can music, resulting in almost five centuries of lost tourism.

Furthermore, without any know-it-all Neo-Conservatives, Charles had no one to blame for Agincourt.



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