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Re: 3 years here and still not getting it.....

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Quote from LIM post 70 above : If you consider, that the greatest athletes, muscians, innovators, visionaries, inventors etc. all come from the US, then it is pretty easy to understand the real value of the American educational system. (my bold)


Perhaps what many of us find so arrogant- that small word 'all'- I would have been quite happy with 'some'

I will agree with you there.. theres no way they ALL come from the US.. i would never argue that point. I would also say that many of these great people are so great because they are able to travel the world and broaden their horizons.. I know that was the case for me, seeing how big this world really is.. Its easy to become narrow-minded and jingoistic if you have spent your entire life only in your homeland.
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My dads willy is bigger than yours!
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Prove it!.........
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Yep, that's the whole discussion in a nutshell.
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Yep, that's the whole discussion in a nutshell.
It was a joke.. but it seems people prefer heresay to fact. what good is making an argument you cant back up?
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It was a joke.. but it seems people prefer heresay to fact. what good is making an argument you cant back up?

I took it as a joke, I've only just picked myself up off the floor from laughing to reply.
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been working mainly in English speaking multinationals the whole time
Yes, I guess that's the difference.

I'm also here 25+ years, but I've NEVER worked for a multinational nor in an English speaking environment here, and I've only worked with two native English speakers in that time (and briefly at that).

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Re: 3 years here and still not getting it.....

I guess that Switzerland is not so friendly to US citizens, after USA almost lead UBS to bankrupt ... So you can't opet UBS account if you have green card.

However, if you arrive from non-EU, some banks will decline your credit card application without any explanation.
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