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Jan 14th 2009, 7:28 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Fruit Cake, Christmas Cake etc..

I make a christmas cake every year. My USC husband, bless, has stopped making fun of the "fruit cake". He'll have a slice to be polite and then leave it well alone. Maybe Americans are just sick of...
Jan 14th 2009, 4:15 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 13,688
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Accents..and questions you always get asked..

"I love your accent, are you from London?"

Yes, because London is England.

I got talking with a customer just this week who asked what will now be a classic question to me, upon hearing I...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 14th 2009, 4:07 pm
Replies: 2,812
Views: 119,937
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: American Idol

I liked how they seem to have toned down the amount of idiots wanting their 15 seconds of fame and actually showed more people singing last night. Even bikini girl could hold a note! That new judge...
Jan 8th 2009, 3:36 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: BLACK SNAKE V RATTLER

Just goes to show, you're not safe no matter how hard you think you are :rofl:.
Forum: USA
Oct 8th 2008, 10:10 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 11,332
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: My first real experience of immigration prejudice....

Part of my job is answering the phones and taking orders and some people have real issues understanding me. I sometimes get really frustrated but other times like to just take the piss. When I say...
Forum: USA
Oct 8th 2008, 9:50 pm
Replies: 233
Views: 10,211
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Every one posts the negs, what the up's...

Must be you having a laugh coz I wasn't ;).

I'm not talking about having a standard pearly white hollywood smile either. My teeth are not straight and I have an overbite. They are however,...
Forum: USA
Oct 7th 2008, 8:54 pm
Replies: 233
Views: 10,211
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Every one posts the negs, what the up's...

I like:-

The weather
Customer service to the consumer is usually outstanding
Having a 13 acre garden
Cheap car
Cheap gas (compared to Europe)
NO CHAVS - we do have rednecks but at least they...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 18th 2008, 4:00 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 2,730
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Velveeta

You don't eat Velveeta on crackers like you would cheddar or leicester or whatever, it's strictly (imho anyway) a dip/soup/grilled sandwich ingredient.

My local walmart stocks cathedral brand...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 17th 2008, 3:27 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 2,730
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Velveeta

I make the dip ABY mentioned only I use Jimmy Dean ground sausage, it's my favourite football season dip. Velveeta is great in soups too :thumbsup:.
Sep 12th 2008, 6:17 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 5,114
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Stupid names for children

I came across a new hire the other day, first name is LaQuinta. There is a motel chain of the same name :rofl:. Course, down here in the South they'll put "La" in front of almost anything to make a...
Sep 12th 2008, 5:34 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,030
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Cutting the grass

Or a ride on mower, husband loves his. Mind you, we do have a lot of grass to cut.
Forum: USA
Sep 12th 2008, 4:13 pm
Replies: 535
Views: 56,180
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Culture shocks?

Methinks I'll just stick to my 4-way stops :p.
Forum: USA
Sep 12th 2008, 4:04 pm
Replies: 535
Views: 56,180
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Culture shocks?

Are you kidding me? Would I rather get stuck on a merry go round trying to get over to get to my exit OR would I rather pull up to a 4 way stop and wait my turn to go? HRM LET ME THINK.

No...
Forum: USA
Sep 12th 2008, 3:58 pm
Replies: 535
Views: 56,180
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Culture shocks?

Yup, nothing pleasant about roundabouts Steerpike.

I really enjoy Thanksgiving also. I think that the meaning behind it is great, to give thanks for what you have be it friends, family etc. I...
Forum: USA
Sep 12th 2008, 2:22 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,428
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Baseball- It's British Actually

HARHAR wait till I tell the husband his national sport is ENGLISH.

Ok I have to go do some work now, and take my meds. Bye.
Sep 12th 2008, 2:20 pm
Replies: 235
Views: 11,550
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Where are you from?

There are a number of "Leeds" in the US, we pass one every time we go visit the in-laws, many jokes are cracked (by me) about going home.

I do get sick of American's not knowing about the Mighty...
Forum: USA
Sep 12th 2008, 2:16 pm
Replies: 535
Views: 56,180
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Culture shocks?

Culture Shocks I like: no roundabouts, supermarkets less crowded, people super friendly and welcoming, no chav gangs hanging round on street corners intimidating anyone who walks by
Culture Shocks I...
Forum: USA
Sep 12th 2008, 2:10 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,789
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Top Shop USA website - now open!

About 20 years too late for me that Top Shop site :rofl:. Have Next made it over here yet? I'd be in heaven if so, and Warehouse :thumbsup:.
Sep 12th 2008, 2:07 pm
Replies: 235
Views: 11,550
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Where are you from?

I am from the Mighty, Mighty City of Leeds, in the West Riding of God's Own Country (Yorkshire). Born and bred.

I now reside in "the boonies", Petersburg, Tennessee.
Sep 12th 2008, 2:02 pm
Replies: 176
Views: 7,936
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Is America the greatest country in the world?

Baseball or Cricket?

I can't watch either, they both put me to sleep :rofl:.
Sep 10th 2008, 4:33 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Did anyone not get their USC before coming home?

Found it! this link (http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=555992) you might have to scroll down for the discussion about tax returns etc., but the OP raises some great points about...
Sep 10th 2008, 3:53 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Did anyone not get their USC before coming home?

Chorlton I've just started the USC process and there's a good chance I'll end up back in the UK. The only downside I could think of, after thinking it through pretty well, was that every year you...
Sep 8th 2008, 9:13 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 4,961
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Christmas Pudding

I will be making Christmas cake this year, bought my goodies from britishcornershop. Found it to be expensive after the pound to dollar conversion but worth it. I have branston pickle and robertson...
Sep 8th 2008, 5:11 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: VMA - Russell Brand - Twat

I've never "got" Brand's humor and I want to take a brush to his hair and sort it out. Him and that Noel Fielding look fking ridiculous. As Noel Gallagher once said "Get Cape, Wear Cape, F**k Off"....
Sep 8th 2008, 5:00 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By Leeds_Lass

Re: Staying on in the US after divorce?

It's really about where you feel at home. I'm guessing you feel some connection to the US and/or like it here or you wouldn't be considering staying on if it came to divorce. I'm in a similar boat...
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