Eleanor Beardsley has a funny essay up at NPR about her experience dodging dog poop in the sidewalks of Paris. It turns out that the pet-owners in the City of Light are not every responsible about picking up when their dogs bust a grumpy.
The term used for French dog poop is "canine ejections." Cool, huh? And the law officers who enforce the anti-littering laws are members of the Incivility Brigade. Take a look at the story!