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Old 05.09.2017, 18:15
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Because young people want to learn a lot.
"old" people too.
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Old 05.09.2017, 21:36
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You know Waiting for a flight to Manchester and someone with a broadrSalford accent is calling their baby Corbyn. Yee gads!!!!
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Old 05.09.2017, 22:05
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... I got into a childish argument with an American libertarian "dooooo proe-siessss!" type. He tried the ad hom: "You're a Brit - you live in a totalitarian state and don't even know it."

I told him I live in Switzerland.


Silence.

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Having just returned from a wonderful month on the west coast of Canada where almost all conversations are opened with a friendly "how are you today", followed by "where're you from", I realise that the response "Switzerland" is almost always met with silence. And / or blank stares.
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Old 06.09.2017, 17:46
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"old" people too.
Absolutely. My oldest student I've had was 75. I miss her eagerness and tlc she did her homework with. Quite often it was on something completely off, but it was lovely.
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Old 08.09.2017, 01:57
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I smiled because... this evening, we met Polly the Rough Haired Pointer puppy on her first ever walk after vaccinations, and what a little sweetheart she was. Awww.....
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Old 09.09.2017, 03:52
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Because in this moment I'm listening Robert Plant and Jimmy Page with his guitar in a concert on the radio broadcasted by Deputy Chamber. I've thought to listen some political issues, nothing about it!! Only good rock and roll. Great!!!
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Because at first glance when I saw this post somehow I managed to read the words Harry Potter in there.
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Old 17.09.2017, 00:38
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how not to be in love: listening Ben Happer. One of my favorite singer and more he's so handsome and best voice. His songs make me dream to take a road. It's freedom
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Old 17.09.2017, 01:43
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I saw so many cow's coming down from the mountains.
An old tradition that can still witness today.
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Old 20.09.2017, 04:54
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Working best at nights I'm doing all this boring book-keeping/administrative stuff, voting .... you know ..... and in between I notice I'm the only member online on EF. Looks kind of funny on the list.
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Old 20.09.2017, 10:28
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My friend has two new kittens. Day 2, she awoke to little black paw prints all over the house. The kittens had climbed into the chimney breast, which has now been sealed off.
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Old 21.09.2017, 22:44
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... I just caught the little furry bastard who has been keeping my family awake for the last three nights.
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Old 21.09.2017, 22:53
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I was pretty sure it was a raccoon or a bear or somesuch...

... but it turned out to be a mouse.
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Old 21.09.2017, 23:34
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Because I had the best class ever this week.

Because we have been eating meals I made from dishes I made.

Because my dentist is a wizzard.

Because I had a lot of eggplant and peppers this week.
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Old 23.09.2017, 18:34
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...a friend directed me to the Conservative Party's facebook page. "Go
watch the meltdown!" she said.
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Old 01.10.2017, 13:39
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The birds are gathering to head off South. Quite a rumpus.
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Old 01.10.2017, 15:02
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The weekend is nearly over.
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Old 01.10.2017, 16:05
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I have the time to cook and clean up tonight.
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Old 01.10.2017, 19:46
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I cooked some zakuska. I'm not done yet, still have to sterilise the jars.
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