Max is the name of this chapter in French License. It’s a departure in style, a one-way dialogue. The speaker is an office worker, and the conversation is taken liberally from one I overheard. I’ve tried to translate while keeping the feel and the tone. Mostly, you get the philosophy. How do you play a game that’s rigged against you? By cheating, of course. Maybe this is why soccer is so popular over here. Latin cultures appreciate a successful cheat, and cheer for their law-breaking player when he escapes punishment.
How will our speaker wriggle out of a speeding ticket?