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'Oh great, this book's in cow.'
Tonight's English as a second language class has been cancelled,
Tags:english, england, language, languages, understand, understands, understanding, misunderstand, misunderstands, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, confuse, confuses, confused, confusion, wait, waits, waiting, student, students, foreign, second, cancel, cancelled, cancellation, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
"I want to travel the world, bringing home ugly little trinkets."
Tags:travel, traveling, traveler, travelers, travelling, traveller, travellers, tourism, tourist, tourists, world traveller, world travellers, world traveler, world travelers, international, world, abroad, foreign, trip, trips, souvenir, souvenirs, gift shop, gift shops, trinket, trinkets, tchotchkes, junk, ugly, useless, shopping, shopper, shoppers, tchotchke, tourist, tourists, tourism, ugly american, ambition, ambitions, ambitious, bigot, bigots, consumerism, consumerist
"Isn't this right out of Peter Mayle?"
Tags:travel, traveling, travelling, travelers, travellers, traveler, traveller, drive, driving, road trip, france, french, foreign, foreigner, foreigners, writing, writer, writers, author, authors, leisure, violations, traffic violation, traffic violations, pulled over, countryside, farm, farms, picturesque, car, cars, police, policeman, policewoman, cop, cops, traffic cop, traffic cops, traffic officer, traffic officers, law enforcement
The First Commandment Of Euro-Diplomacy:Thou Shalt Not Parley Without Bottled Water
"Hey, believe me, I tried, but I couldn't find a qualified American who would do this work."
Tags:occupations, business, foreign, i mmigration, animals, monkeys, entertainment, wild, unemployment, workers, trained monkey, trained monkeys, street performer, street performers, foreign worker, foreign workers, guest worker, guest workers, guest worker program, guest worker programs, illegal alien, illegal aliens, undocumented immigrant, undocumented immigrants, mankoff
I love NY - except for you foreigners with too much dough
"Two months in France and Spain gave me the courage to smoke again."
Tags:europe, europeans, france, french, spain, spanish, smoke, smoking, confident, confidence, acceptable, accepted, foreigners, foreign, party, parties, health, unhealthy, lung, lungs, pressure, peer pressure, social pressure, pressures, social pressures, peer pressures, inspire, inspired, culture, cultures, cultured, stereotype, stereotypes
"What you find 'boring' spies from all over the world would find extremely interesting."
Tags:bed, beds, bedtime, bedtime story, bedtime stories, storytime, story time, story, stories, reading, reader, readers, reading out-loud, reading aloud, book, books, literature, children's story, children's stories, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, spy, spies, spying, espionage, military, officer, officers, commander, commanders, classified, classified information, pentagon, boring, bored, boredom, international, foreign, war, wars, file, files, document, documents, paperwork, secret service, secret agent, secret agents, leak, leaks, leaking, interesting, government, governments, secret, secrets
'Thanks, it's an English word - it means 'spiritual warrior'.'
"No, no, your job's not going out of the country to some foreign bastard. We're just firing you."
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"Bevenion, if it's not too much of a problem, we'd like you to modify your name so that people can get a quicker ethnic fix on it."
Last Emerging Market for 1000 Miles.
'The French don't hate us. They hate you.'
'Don't be offended. It's their customary greeting.'
Alien David statue
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"Big deal, an A in math. That would be a D in any other country."
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, teacher, teachers, student, students, classroom, classrooms, class, classes, mark, marks, grade, grades, report card, report cards, report, reports, math, maths, mathematics, test, tests, testing, academic, academics, academic standing, academics standings, international, foreign, comparison, comparisons, compare, comparing, rank, ranks, ranking, score, scores, elementary, primary, intelligence, standard, standards, curriculum, curricula, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, country, countries, modern life
'I don't need to be fluent in French. I'm fluent in money.'
'I say, if they want to live in this country, they should follow our culture... By the way, what do you want for dinner - Mexican, Chinese or Italian?'
'Since we invented language it has become so much easier to identify intruders on our territory.'
"I hear we've just been granted most-favored-nation status."
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"That's Karl, before he was purchased by the Chinese."
Tags:international business, international businesses, internationalisation, internationalization, international, international travel, globalization, globalisation, business, businesses, businessman, manage, manager, managers, managed, management, employer, employers, employee, employees, travel for business, business trip, relocate, relocate for work, relocation, business travel, relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, marry, married, long distance, long distance relationship, long distance relationships, outsource, outsourcing, foreign, corporate, corporate company, company, companies, corporation, corporations, globalism, merger, mergers, buyout, buyouts, buying out, bought out, sellout, sellouts, sold out
'Let's hear you talk the talk... can you say 'No' in Spanish, Russian, French, German, Chinese, Thai...?'
The American Tearoom, Moscow
Tags:reversal, reverse, role reversal, culture, cultural, culture switch, switch, switched, counterpoint, american, tea, tearoom, tearooms, russian tearoom, russian, russia, russia tea rooms, russian tea, teapot, gourmet, high society, teabag, teapot, tea bag, tea pot, exotic, exoticism, exotically, travel, foreign, foreignness, difference, different, parody, parodies, cafe, cafes, service