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By Ruth Margolis | Posted on January 24th, 2014
We Brits rarely blow our own national trumpet. But if pushed we will admit to having a wicked sense of humor. Foreigners have every right to be perplexed by the stuff we riff on—from gingers to horse meat.
I may not have gone on a first date in over a decade but this much I know: dating in Britain happens at night. There’s alcohol involved.
To outsiders, the U.S. smells like more than just freedom. These are just some of the all-American scents every expat will come to adore. Or at the very least tolerate.
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on January 10th, 2014
Your nose is a delicate, easily offended piece of equipment. Move out of the country and your British-born snout will mourn these familiar British scents.
As a people, the British don’t do a lot that can be classified as sweet. Still, there are some endearing traits, traditions and mannerisms that we Brits can make claim to.
Once you’ve settled into your new American life, chances are you’ll want to indulge in some good, clean U.S.-style fun. Perhaps one of these will take your fancy.
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on December 19th, 2013
It’s time to take a breather from telling you about all the American things we Brits think are weird, daft or amusing. Some of the stuff they do is just plain delightful.
It’s nearly Christmas, and while some expat Brits relish the chance to learn how Americans celebrate the holidays, others are – understandably – not so enthusiastic. Either they weren’t invited anywhere, or they can’t deal ...
A pleasant side effect of coming to the U.S. is that you will meet and befriend lots of Americans.
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on December 5th, 2013
Now that you live in the U.S., your nearest and dearest will want to sample the spoils of your fancy U.S. life.