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Old 17.03.2011, 18:14
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The most painful city in Switzerland is Bern though
Basel's evidently the best on pasta.
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Old 17.03.2011, 18:15
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And 'Bulle' is the lightest town in CH, with Nyyyyyooooooooonnnnnnn, the fastest. (as my 6 year old neighbour told me recently - aren't Swiss jokes funny)
Almost as bad as the "how do you make a cat go woof?" joke...
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Basel's evidently the best on pasta.
Or dope. .
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Old 17.03.2011, 18:16
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And 'Bulle' is the lightest town in CH, with Nyyyyyooooooooonnnnnnn, the fastest. (as my 6 year old neighbour told me recently - aren't Swiss jokes funny)
This made me chuckle, I never thought about his...

I wonder if Gland ever grows on any one, though.
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Old 17.03.2011, 18:21
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Basel's evidently the best on pasta.
They should de-mod you for that. You aren't allowed to tell bad jokes now that you are a mod. And I hope you are dealing with having an opinion too.....tsh tsh.
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Old 17.03.2011, 18:22
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Zug is obviously the best for transport
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There is a verb for it 'glander' - meaning being a lazy so and so - with the related noun 'un glandeur'.
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There is a verb for it 'glander' - meaning being a lazy so and so - with the related noun 'un glandeur'.
I think Odile you should explain the literal translation as well for our Swiss German inhabiting friends
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I don't know if you ever noticed the road sign on the freeway to Geneve :
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Aubonne, j'y mets le gland lol

"Jeux de mots" we use to do at school !
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Fight fight fight. Wow, 13 pages. Who's winning?
Well, the previous thread on this topic made it to 2000 posts. So we've a way to go here...
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Ahh, you mean like the 100chf bill I got a few days ago to avoid being on fireman duty in my canton this year ?
What happens if you don't pay the bill? What happens if you don't show up for fireman duty?
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I dare you critisizing CH / Bulle !!! lol It's the greatest country/town on earth lol Can you tell I'm Gruyerienne ??

I live in Villars-sur-Glâne, come for dinner !!! lol We're gonna have raclette and for desert meringues avec la double crčme de la Gruyčre lol After 2.5years, I guess you love melted cheese :-P

You can share your frustration with my Australian husband (not that I have any other husband lol) and critisize CH as much as you want.... I'll just make sure I can't hear your conversation

Do you work in a bar in Bulle ? I can send you loads of Swiss friends if you want hehe

haha that actually sounds quit fun.

yes i took over the Memphis bar you know it
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I don't know if you ever noticed the road sign on the freeway to Geneve :
Aubonne
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Aubonne, j'y mets le gland lol

"Jeux de mots" we use to do at school !
Or: la bise au lac Leman! Happy and innocent days hey
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Ride your misery like a wave, and one day you'll be sitting in a cafe somewhere, or travelling on a cable car, or walking down a country road and you'll suddenly realise "hang on a minute, I quite like it here! Perhaps it's not so bad after all?"

Good luck!
...then other times all it takes is to see how good you have it. Take a visit to India. You'll never again complain about your circumstances.
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Old 17.03.2011, 18:40
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What happens if you don't show up for fireman duty?
I guess the house burns down

Alright guys, I'll be Sion you later...
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Old 17.03.2011, 18:41
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...then other times all it takes is to see how good you have it. Take a visit to India. You'll never again complain about your circumstances.
Life for many in India is quite good. I had a great holiday in and around Bangalore last year. What's your point? That we shouldn't go near poor people?
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I guess the house burns down

Alright guys, I'll be Sion you later...
For a Martigny?
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LOL YES I know it... I spent most of my weekends there when I was a teenager . I actually went past it two weeks ago and I was almost shocked to see it empty on a Friday night !!!

What happend ??? It used to be packed all the time...
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LOL YES I know it... I spent most of my weekends there when I was a teenager . I actually went past it two weeks ago and I was almost shocked to see it empty on a Friday night !!!

What happend ??? It used to be packed all the time...
The new owner apparently hates all things Swiss
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Life for many in India is quite good. I had a great holiday in and around Bangalore last year. What's your point? That we shouldn't go near poor people?
You had a different experience in India than I did then. I saw nothing but squalar. But I was in West Bengal and Bihar, not Bangalore.

...anyway... my point is... you can't avoid the poverty there. It's in in your face every second of every minute of every day.
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