Now some fresh pickings from the Political Grapevine...
By Any Other Name
There was a little confusion at the G-8 summit this week.
President Obama mistakenly called British Treasury Chief George Osborne, "Jeffrey" three times.
Onlookers say, the British official was clearly uncomfortable.
Jeffrey Osborne is the American singer best known for the '80's hit "On the Wings of Love."
When the president realized his mistake, he apologized to George Osborne, saying -- quote -- "I must have confused you with my favorite R&B singer."
The most romantic city in the world is also considered by some to be one of the rudest.
Now, French tourism officials want to change Paris' reputation for incivility.
Tour guides, taxi drivers and hotel staff are getting a manual called "Do You Speak Touriste?"
It details how to be more friendly to foreigners.
Among the lessons -- Brits like to be called by their first names.
Americans should be reassured on prices.
And, be sure to smile and say hello to the Chinese.
Oh Captain, My Captain
Finally, a controversy involving an American icon.
It turns out, Captain Crunch may not be a captain after all.
Captains have four bars on their uniforms.
Captain Crunch has only three, which would make him actually a commander.
Believe it or not, the Navy is weighing in -- quote -- "We have no Cap'n Crunch in the personnel records...We have notified NCIS and we're looking into whether or not he's impersonating a naval officer."
But the Captain responded via Twitter. Quote -- "Of course I'm a Cap'n! It's the Crunch -- not the clothes -- that make a man. #paidmydues."