Do French Workers Really Only Work Three Hours A Day?Patrick George2/20/13 3:46pm1242EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkThe French! They're so lazy. They don't want to work, they just want to lay around in their berets eating cheese, drinking wine, making love and losing wars. Not like us hard work-loving Americans. At least, that's the perception that tire company CEO Maurice Taylor has of the French. And he's not afraid to say it.