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Nikolas Sarkozy has become the latest high profile victim of a Google bomb, after bloggers linked his Facebook page to the phrase "trou du cul". Schoolboys searching for foreign insults will discover the French for 'asshole' is now synonymous with the diminutive President, according to Google at least. Sarkozy's leadership …


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  1. Rob 101

    Google are missing a marketing opprotunity

    As an ofshoot of Adwords they can have Badwords where people pay them lots of money to reduce their search presence given certain lists of keywords.

    Bush may have needed a fairly big list though.

  2. Nick Lord

    Shurely not a coincidence?

    According to this,

    trou du cul is a synonym for président ...

  3. Big_Boomer Silver badge


    For those who speak English, this means Arsehole.

    Asshole is the rectum of a Donkey.

    Actually, that's more accurate than Arsehole. <LOL>

    1. Sarah Bee (Written by Reg staff)

      Re: Asshole?

      Oh shut up.

      1. Elmer Phud

        getting to the bottom of it

        But 'arsehole' has a better ring to it

      2. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        You're only saying that...

        ...Because you know he's right.

        Come on, now... admit it!

  4. JaitcH

    The Register is extending my ...

    French vocabulary.

    No limits to the usefulness of The Reg.

  5. Fubar75


    Is the French prez trying to tell us something that maybe... Carla likes it... or does he like it .... well she is up for anything right? :P

  6. Donald Atkinson

    re Asshole?

    Only for those who speak the Queen's English.

  7. Anonymous Coward

    "queens English"?

    Um, at the risk of being flamed up the arse, but are we talking 'The' Queen's English? (as in God save the..." or The "Queen's" English: where the wrist might be a little looser and the tendency to use a lisp?

    I just want to be as 'PC' as possible as I certainly don't want to slam the good peoples of Britian on what could only be presumed as an open and shut slam on the frogs.

    I'm so confused!

  8. Tigra 07

    Well he is...

    Maybe he's just a bigger man than me (snigger) and he's admiting it on his FB?

    PS, Im 5'11 so i know he's not really the bigger man

  9. min


    ..apparently Nikky Sarko wanted his facebook link to be Lé Grand Fusil, but Carla roundly refused to let him exaggerate.

  10. Winkypop Silver badge

    trou du cul ?

    And I thought that was the collective noun for Facebook users!

    How wrong can you be?

  11. Captain TickTock

    Trou Duc

    Proof that the nobility is alive and well in France.

    Wonder how the prices compare to here?

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