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Old 08.02.2011, 21:31
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Hey you can see my house if you squint. And no, it's no longer above a butcher's shop in Toxteth

I was in Liverpool last summer and things like Liverpool One and the renovation in the docks are fabulous. It was a great city when I left and even better now.

Plus the dialect is very similar to the Ticinese dialect
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Old 08.02.2011, 21:33
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Lugano is a town where foreigners bring their money to (banks).
And in Liverpool the local scallies rob the banks
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Plus the dialect is very similar to the Ticinese dialect
I was in Liverpool a couple of months ago and it brought back memories of the TV program - The Black Stuff



Pub/Bar scene is a bit different than Ticino
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6I8-0eDxaY

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In case anyone wants to have "the Liverpool of Switzerland", my choice is Basel
I say, isn't that being a bit rough on Scousers, Wolli?!?!?!
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Re: Ticino - "The Liverpool of Switzerland"

I learned a lot by reading this thread. It sounds that Northern England is the UK equivalent of Eastern Germany. Lazy, unemployed, on social benefits... I kind of remember from my history lessons that you used to have some kind of wall as well some time ago. Were they also communists before?
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Were they also communists before?
There were plenty of them in the 70's
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There were plenty of them in the 70's
Well, in the 70s even in my home the people would not bail out banks, but rather assassinate the CEO instead... with more people like Baader the entire financial crisis could have been more entertaining.
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Yosser Hughes was a Commie:


That was until he became King Theoden of Rohan
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I learned a lot by reading this thread. It sounds that Northern England is the UK equivalent of Eastern Germany. Lazy, unemployed, on social benefits... I kind of remember from my history lessons that you used to have some kind of wall as well some time ago. Were they also communists before?
Yes indeed, the Scots built a wall to keep them scallies out and the wheels firmly on our carts.

Of course, when I say we built a wall, we didn't actually get our own hands dirty, goodness no!, we got a bunch of Gastarbeiter in from Italy to build it for us,and then when they were finished, we send them packing. The Swiss later adopted this "use 'em and lose 'em" model from us.
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I say, isn't that being a bit rough on Scousers, Wolli?!?!?!
not rough, just realistic and to the point
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Re: Ticino - "The Liverpool of Switzerland"

Liverpool poduced "The Beatles",....that means that the bill is paid and re-paid thousand times.
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Liverpool poduced "The Beatles",....that means that the bill is paid and re-paid thousand times.
And my family. So for me that is the most important thing....

Oh and also Stevie G
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Liverpool poduced "The Beatles",....that means that the bill is paid and re-paid thousand times.
Sorry, did somebody mention Scoucers yet?
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Old 09.02.2011, 21:04
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Liverpool poduced "The Beatles",....that means that the bill is paid and re-paid thousand times.
Also Basel produces good things
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Also Basel produces good things
What exactly?
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What exactly?
Drugs I believe?
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Drugs I believe?
Never knew that Basel was the drug capital of Switzerland. Well you learn something new everyday!
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Never knew that Basel was the drug capital of Switzerland. Well you learn something new everyday!
I am a bit dissapointed that you could not even have bothered to use the sarcastic smiley....sniff.
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I am a bit dissapointed that you could not even have bothered to use the sarcastic smiley....sniff.
Sorry, I will do it next time!
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What exactly?
Beside the many museums in Basel, and many nice and good restaurants, have you ever had a headache or a cold or a serious illness ? Yes, companies in Basel are among the world leaders in regard to medicaments. Basel also is home to an excellent opera-house and to a major football stadium. And of course is home also to nice bars and pubs
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