While standing on a balcony of the Montréal City Hall, French President General Charles de Gaulle cried out "Vive le Québec libre!" during a state visit in 1967. The Canadian government was seriously pissed off.

Roughly "Long live a free Québec" for those who don't speak french.

This impolitic outburst gave life to the Québec separatist movement and created the neverendum.

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