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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 515

British flag in the USA I only found out a few weeks ago that if you’re a Brit in the USA and you fancy flying the Union Flag outside your house, like many do, you’ve kind of got to fly it … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 506

Dates USA style Oh, I can’t do this month/day/year thing that Americans do. I can’t. It just feels muddled in my British head. Harry has been taught at school to write the date this way, and when I told him … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 403

Weird Americans, weird Brits There’s been a bit of America-bashing going on over the Interweb recently. Articles like this one*, where the writer, when amusing herself with the fact that some Brits are only ‘somewhat proud’ of our country, reflects … Continue reading

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