Two Brits-in-America discuss Americans and their use of sarcasm (or lack thereof).
Toni Hargis: I’d say many Brits have experienced Number 9 on the British People Problems list: “I phoned Netflix customer support, which is U.S.
I need to confess something: up until a few years ago, I thought it was called the “Super Ball” and had something to do with that other popular American sport — the one with the leather gloves and players who wear pajamas. …
When a crisis strikes on American soil, who are you going to call? Keep these emergency numbers and links to hand and help will never be far away.
If you’re planning on a food-induced early death then you’ve relocated to the right country. With so many irresistible edibles on offer, you may need to request two plane seats on your next flight home.
If you’re new to the American school system, you’ll quickly discover that it’s not only the syllabus that is completely different from the British system. Many schools here “encourage” parental involvement in the form of …
When most Brits first visit the U.S., they are content to sign the visa waiver form handed out on the airplane.
Possibly the biggest single decision an expat has to make is where to live. Even once you have picked your country – and that is often chosen for you by family, work or other circumstances outside your control – the real …
Anyone who tells you that the cost of living in the U.S. is much lower than back home is sadly mistaken. If you’re coming to America, prepare to feel the pinch.
So you’ve arrived in the U.S. and are trying to get to grips with everything.
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