4. "The French rub me the wrong way."

     It was inevitable that some Frenchmen would rub some Americans the wrong way. City people often rub country folk the wrong way; the same goes for a Pittsburgher in New Orleans, or a Texan on Fifth Avenue.

     We Americans believe in the value of differences - if basic political beliefs and goals rest on a common foundation. (See question � 69.)

     "Unless you bear with the faults of a friend you betray your own."