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Old 09.12.2008, 12:41
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Maur community says NO to Lycée Français expansion plans

Not that anyone in the EnglishForum has children or any other vested interest in the Lycée Français ... but it's a general expat topic, so I decided to post it.

It seems the good people of Maur decided last night to not sell 16,000 m2 of land at a discount price to the Lycée for their new construction plans.

Source in German: http://www.maur.ch/documents/admis/2...0812975336.pdf

Main concerns revolved around significantly increased traffic caused by the new school. In my usual smugness I add that IMHO the people have decided well.
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Old 09.12.2008, 13:00
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Main concerns revolved around significantly increased traffic caused by the new school. In my usual smugness I add that IMHO the people have decided well.
What's IMHO ??
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Old 09.12.2008, 13:39
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What's IMHO ??
In My Honest Opinion
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Old 09.12.2008, 13:43
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Re: Maur community says NO to Lycée Français expansion plans

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In My Honest Opinion
I thought it was:
"In My Humble Opinion"
but apparently it can mean both:
http://www.acronymfinder.com/IMHO.html
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Old 09.12.2008, 13:46
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Re: Maur community says NO to Lycée Français expansion plans

I use IMHO for "in my humble opinion."

But YMMV (your mileage may vary).
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Re: Maur community says NO to Lycée Français expansion plans

Hey leylak - what's the groan for? WTF??? Got something to say, then say it.
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Old 09.12.2008, 13:49
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Re: Maur community says NO to Lycée Français expansion plans

What's "WTF" ?
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Old 09.12.2008, 13:51
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What's "WTF" ?
It is "what the heck" spelled wrong.
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Old 09.12.2008, 13:53
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It is "what the feck" spelled wrong.
fixed that for yer...
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Old 09.12.2008, 14:00
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fixed that for yer...
Must be a British English thang.

In Texas we'd appropriately call that "What the fudge."

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Old 09.12.2008, 14:02
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Re: Maur community says NO to Lycée Français expansion plans

In Asia, or at least in Malaysia, it'll be " What the Fish "
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Old 09.12.2008, 14:05
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Must be a British English thang.

In Texas we'd appropriately call that "What the fudge."

thanks but i am non-caucasian
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Hey leylak - what's the groan for? WTF??? Got something to say, then say it.
I'm curious too, what did Tomcat get groaned for???
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In Asia, or at least in Malaysia, it'll be " What the Fish "
as a malaysian you should know it is "where's the food!!"
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Old 09.12.2008, 14:11
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In Asia, or at least in Malaysia, it'll be " What the Fish "
But then WWVS?

What would vegetarians / vegans say?
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Old 09.12.2008, 14:14
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thanks but i am non-caucasian
Hey - non-caucasians can speak British English, too.

Just like this non-American here speaks Redneck.

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Old 09.12.2008, 14:23
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Hey - non-caucasians can speak British English, too.

Just like this non-American here speaks Redneck.

i am a world citizen, but i draw the line at speaking like G.W....
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Old 09.12.2008, 14:42
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i am a world citizen, but i draw the line at speaking like G.W....
Nah, he just wants to be a redneck. I are one. Or should I say - I is one?

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Re: Maur community says NO to Lycée Français expansion plans

Seems a bit counter productive if you ask me. If I had a house right under one of the main landing routes into Zürich Airport I would be delighted of anything that may keep the value of my property from dropping even further.


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Not that anyone in the EnglishForum has children or any other vested interest in the Lycée Français ... but it's a general expat topic, so I decided to post it.

It seems the good people of Maur decided last night to not sell 16,000 m2 of land at a discount price to the Lycée for their new construction plans.

Source in German: http://www.maur.ch/documents/admis/2...0812975336.pdf

Main concerns revolved around significantly increased traffic caused by the new school. In my usual smugness I add that IMHO the people have decided well.
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Old 09.12.2008, 15:16
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Re: Maur community says NO to Lycée Français expansion plans

Tilia - really? How is that counterproductive? The majority of Swiss residents are renters, not homeowners.

The positive effect on property values for a few homeowners remains to be validated, the negative effects of significantly increased traffic affects all homeowners and renters.

Do you really think every Lycée parent would eagerly move to Gemeinde Maur because the school moves there? Hmmmm.
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