Etymology: from Provençal gojat, young man, from gouge and diminutive suffix -at; which in turn derives from Gascon goya, girl, itself from Hebrew gōya, a Christian servant girl.
Un mec qui se conduit comme ça avec les femmes, c'est un goujat.
--Actress Sophie Marceau on French president François Hollande, in an interview in this month's French edition of GQ magazine
"À nous de vous faire préférer le train!"
"Avec le SNCF, tout est possible"
--Former ad slogans of the SNCF (French national trains), each in turn quickly dropped
Workers at champagne producers
Students at schools of social work
Longshoremen and port employees at Calais, on indefinite strike and stopping ferry and autoroute traffic
Employees of the SNCF (French national trains, toujours eux) RATP, on strike today
Cleaners at the Gare d'Austerlitz in Paris, on strike
New ideas don't win really. What happens is that the old scientists die and new ones come along with new ideas.
--Max Planck (1858-1947)
Man in London parades with sandwich board saying "Fuck the poor"... general horror. He changes it to "Help the poor"... and no one looks at him. It is a stunt by charity Pilion Trust.