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  1. greenmount
    06.04.2016 13:06
    Thanks a lot for the green blobs and for your contribution to EF, Eddiejc. I enjoy reading your posts.
  2. West Coast
    09.01.2012 12:41
    West Coast
    Thanks for the rep you gave me ages ago!
    So sorry for my extreme tardiness.
  3. MacGregor's Daughter
    13.12.2011 08:40
    MacGregor's Daughter
    Thanks for the rep! And you're so right about shoveling snow, but what else are men good for
  4. Jordan Baker
    02.09.2011 12:18
    Jordan Baker
    Thanks for the rep! Was so excited when I saw the post about the book. It's a bit sad but I like it a lot.
  5. Sam,
    14.08.2011 09:51
    Thanks for the blobblies
  6. eddiejc1
    12.04.2011 01:48
    I can understand why some Swiss would feel sensitive about English speakers moving into their country and not trying to learn the native language. Some people in my country freak out whenever they see signs posted in English and Spanish. From the Swiss point of view, English is Spanish. That's part of the reason why I haven't joined in the chorus of "Rule Brittania." While you're in Switzerland---and I realize you don't have time for lessons---learning to say a few polite phrases in German or French might help grease the skids. "Please", "sorry", and "thank you" can go a long way.

    One more thing---Teverus DOES have a good point. While I can provide EFers with an insight as to how things are in America, the other posters who actually live (and some of which were born) in CH can give you more practical advice about living and working in Switzerland than I can. If you don't burn your bridges, this forum can be a lot of help.
  7. Lejoker
    10.04.2011 20:49
    Thanks but I don't know why we anglophones are often under attack?!? I don't get it, really...
  8. MusicChick
    24.10.2010 05:12
    Sorry, accidentally groaned you! Brainfart.

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    Derwood, MD USA
    Amazon Fulfillment Center
    United States
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