French children are taught to say “
On the contrary, children who speak Swahili will greet an old person with “
It would be intersting to shift viewpoint in France. If old men and women in France were not perceived anymore as a weight but as a source of wisdom able to take a step back, it might turn the debate on the retirement pensions around. Our old people would retire from the active world of work, while remaining available for softer activities such as the transmission of knowledge.
Dans 40 ans j’adorerais qu’on m’appelle bibi.