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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 503

Confusion about undertaking! In my last post I ranted about ‘undertaking’ on the USA roads. Some people thought I was talking about funeral homes (WTF?!), or they thought undertaking was just like overtaking. Mais non! Undertaking is this: To overtake a vehicle … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 502

Undertaking, USA style I’ve mentioned before how I love driving on the roads in the USA because they are [mostly] big and open and it takes less time to get to places than it does in the UK, because of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 442

The Inside Lane Recently, I’ve thrown all British caution to the wind when driving, and thought to myself ‘sod it’, I’ll just over (under) take in the inside lane too, because when it boils down to it, I’ve also got … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 375

Cheeky buggers! Oooh, my American chums are being right cheeky buggers, messing with my head. I used a phrase today ‘get cracking’ (as in, ‘Yes, I will get cracking with that’ – to start doing something quickly) and I asked … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 154

Columbia is 46! The town in which I live is 46 years young. I say ‘years young’ because it is young in comparison to the towns in the UK (apart from Milton Keynes probably) that I have lived in before. … Continue reading

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