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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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Do you remember the sugar shortage? How about the toilet roll shortage (no joke!) ? It was exasperating working there, and very refreshing to work in Germany where everything was well organised.
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My experience was a bit later than yours. What surprised me time and time again was that people seemed to think that this was a normal state of affairs. It was as if they were standing in a queue, patiently waiting for the market to right itself. As a colonial, flapping his arms at the end of the queue and suggesting that there was something seriously wrong I was often told that I didn't know how to play cricket when a war is on.
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