There is no question whatever that the inventory of the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan was more than everybody would have liked it to be; obviously, because sales were dipping a bit, but the situation was the same with respect to every potash company in Saskatchewan, private or public, and there is no justification for the canard, the story, the fable that somehow the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan’s current problems are because of any large inventory left to them.
Even this brief display of handbills, tracts, advertisements, banners, cartoons, petitions, speeches and popular songs puts paid to the canard that "liberty" is a mainly western value.
Priyamvada Gopal, The Guardian, 31 July 2007. Guardian
Since then, there has been a gradual acceleration of interest and the last century ended with the major 1999 season of British pictures at Paris's Beaubourg Centre, which finally laid to rest Truffaut's canard about there being a contradiction in terms between 'British' and 'cinema'.