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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 477

My name American-stylie American woman to me: ‘What’s your name?’ ‘Claire.’ ‘How do you spell that?’ ‘C-L-A-I-R-E’ ‘Oh…Claire! That’s my middle name!’ ‘Oh ha ha! How do you say it then?’ ‘I say it Clay-air. I am from the South, … 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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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 169

American bumper stickers American cars host a plethora of different bumper stickers, which tend to confuse and amuse me. Many of them say how completely wonderful the driver’s children are, and that their various offspring have usually been one of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 153

Country songs I’ve been listening to a lot of country music recently in America-land and I love it! What gets me is the stories in them and they are pretty chirpy most of the time. Best of all, I love … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 85

Rock the blog party! So, I’m guessing many people are asking, what on earth is a blog party? Valid question – I asked myself the same thing. Many of us may be guilty of perceiving bloggers as geeks (okay, some … Continue reading

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