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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 620

In America we call this…. My American friends love hearing all the different words we use for various things. You know, like ‘pavement’ and ‘mobile phone’. However, recently I met a chap who loved to tease my Britishness in the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 557

Cards Against Humanity Last night I played my virgin game of Cards Against Humanity. This American game is the crack of after-dinner card games. I am addicted after just one session. So, what is this? Cards Against Humanity is a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 344

Cheerio Martin O’Malley Hot totty of Maryland, the one and only Governor Martin O’Malley, is giving his last ‘State of the State’ address today. I’m guessing he’ll mention Baltimore a lot. He perhaps won’t mention how The Wire’s Mayor Carcetti … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 301

School buzzers / PTA Okay, so in the UK schools you have to press a buzzer to get in to the school and there are cameras and wot not and you have to sign in and it’s all very security … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 260

Girl Scout Cookie time It’s Girl Scout Cookie time! Yeah! During this season you cannot go round to someone’s house who has a daughter without being knobbled to buy some, because chances are she is in the girl scouts and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 257

Outside view of America After all the recent events in the USA, I heard someone say this yesterday: ‘What must the image of America be from the outside?’ I don’t know, and I’m not one to care what other people … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 252

Brits in the USA I like reading other Brits’ views of the USA and Anthony Windram’s amusing views of his time in the USA always make me chuckle. Anthony writes for The Displaced Nation and often comments on his time … Continue reading

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