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Off to Sunyvale!

Picture from wikipedia.org. Tomorrow morning I’ll take an eleven hour flight from London Heathrow Airport to San Francisco, and then drive to Sunnyvale. I’ve got…

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Differences Between America and the UK, Part 2

People in the US get thanked for “their business”; in the UK, they are thanked for “their custom”. Whereas Americans have “coupons” and “gift certificates”, in the UK they have “vouchers” for both cases. The US has “Business Hours”, and the UK has…

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Differences Between America and the UK, Part I

So as with moving to any country, there are going to be differences from what one is used to in the original country. Language/accent, geography, and climate/weather are going to be the most obvious. (No one’s commented on my accent yet, but this …

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