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Old Apr 13th 2008, 10:26 pm   #1
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Hello all...

I am in the midst of writing a paper for my masters degree.

I am a Brit who married an American which is why I now live here.

What I am looking for is reasons why you, (assuming you live in America)k, relocated from the UK...

Details are up to you, I am just looking for some ideas of why Brits move to America!

Thanks in advance!
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I had no choice. Hubby came home one day in september 07 and said he had applied for the job....and had got it. Oh and we had to get married.....

7 months on and here we are!!

I guess I could have said no.........
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I had no choice. Hubby came home one day in september 07 and said he had applied for the job....and had got it. Oh and we had to get married.....

7 months on and here we are!!

I guess I could have said no.........
oh and I REALLY didnt want to come here. I was dead againts it, stubborn as hell, told him no way......

......it didnt work!!
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My Ex Hubby is American.
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oh and I REALLY didnt want to come here. I was dead againts it, stubborn as hell, told him no way......

......it didnt work!!

Not to be nosey, but if you don't ask an all that...

but did he move with his UK job?
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Not to be nosey, but if you don't ask an all that...

but did he move with his UK job?
he did indeed - an office transfer or something like that. And a promotion.
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It was either Florida or Scunthorpe ...
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Hello all...

I am in the midst of writing a paper for my masters degree.

I am a Brit who married an American which is why I now live here.

What I am looking for is reasons why you, (assuming you live in America)k, relocated from the UK...

Details are up to you, I am just looking for some ideas of why Brits move to America!

Thanks in advance!
Someone started a thread about this very subject recently but I can't seem to find it.
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because it was nadnad the OP and he speaks fluent text and wrote

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because it was nadnad the OP and he speaks fluent text and wrote

"Y did U move 2 the US"

or something like that.
Thank you Manc.

http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=525906
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It was either Florida or Scunthorpe ...
I dunno - nice fish and chips in scunny!!!!!!!
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I dunno - nice fish and chips in scunny!!!!!!!
You have no idea what I would do for a piece of tail cod and chips right now
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I dunno - nice fish and chips in scunny!!!!!!!
That was indeed part of my consideration
But I like fresh Grouper and Mahi Mahi more
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Fish and chip shop ..about 3 miles from me ..
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