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May 20th 2009, 5:44 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 6,227

Re: L1A status during /after company merger?

Hi,

I am currently in the same position..its very scary.

Talk to an immigration attorney and explain everything, they will detail your options.

I was surprised to find I had more than I...
Replies: 5
Views: 620

Re: UK Citizenship by birth for a mystery novel

Cool, best of luck!

Certainly sounds interesting, lovely use of interesting multi-layed characters rather than the ohh so typical crime novel figures.

I have sent you a PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620

Re: UK Citizenship by birth for a mystery novel

Yay somebody else on BE working on a novel, happy to help another writer :D

This might help your plot line, regardless of whether the character was actually born in the UK or not:

British...
Forum: USA
May 18th 2009, 9:28 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317

Re: House Hunting in San Fransisco Area

Two other things...

1)Realtors are DESPERATE for business, call up a few offices local to the areas you are looking at and speak to the staff, tell them what you are looking for and ask for their...
Forum: USA
May 18th 2009, 8:59 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317

Re: House Hunting in San Fransisco Area

Make sure you use the school report site mentioned further up and search by property zip-code to ensure the property you are looking at is within catchment for the schools you like. The catchment...
Forum: USA
May 14th 2009, 9:16 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303

Re: Question for parents of school age kids.

My 6 year old does it every morning and seems proud of it... he says it makes him feel part of the class. He seems to understand very little about the actual words. I think its a case of when in...
Forum: USA
May 14th 2009, 8:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 585

Re: Airport Transfers with young Kids

BART is dead easy from SFO and cheap.

You get on directly at the airport terminal and it takes you right into the city, its clean, safe and fun for the kids... rush hour can get a little busy...
May 7th 2009, 7:55 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 1,477

Re: Begging day!

Not to mention the habit of re-using numbers!

We used to get a ton of junk calls to a previous owner of a number, even though we put ourselves on the do not call list. they all asked for the...
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2009, 8:01 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 1,993

Re: Thinking of buying a Harley what about Insurance ??

GREAT NEWS!! Happy trails!

BTW You DO have an international license, the full new style UK Photo ID license is considered an international license in the USA and in most other countries. A true...
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2009, 7:09 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,411

Re: First Message, any help please

thomas,

My suggestion...if you are outgoing and self motivated and don't mind your own company. (If you don't want to do it alone look for a similarly minded friend who could be a travelling...
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2009, 6:45 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 1,993

Re: Thinking of buying a Harley what about Insurance ??

Lawyer please.....?

Honestly I don't know, but I am sure another member of the BE Clan will be along shortly with input. I know that the British Consul in Florida frequents the board... might not...
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2009, 6:24 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 1,993

Re: Thinking of buying a Harley what about Insurance ??

A lot $$$$$$$$$$ is all it takes, if you have enough green it matters not if you are war-criminal, druglord or oligarch or whatever. But God help you if you are a honest to goodness middle of the...
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2009, 6:13 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 1,993

Re: Thinking of buying a Harley what about Insurance ??

NICE!! Some insane bargains here on Hogs in CA, I guess FLA is the same. I would have to sell a kidney on the black market to pay for it, but it would doubtless be worth it :D

You would think...
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2009, 6:06 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 1,993

Re: Thinking of buying a Harley what about Insurance ??

I had to call and ask...

Its temporary, his papework from the DMV says.....

'a period not to exceed the expiration date of the USCIS document presented or one calendar year, whichever occurs...
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2009, 4:30 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 1,993

Re: Thinking of buying a Harley what about Insurance ??

I have a friend in Florida who did this, same situation.

he had no trouble buying the bike as a lot of Brits buy and export Hogs, the dealer only wanted to see a license, any license. His problem...
Forum: USA
Apr 1st 2009, 11:47 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,221

Re: Traveling america

Assuming that you are going to 'on foot' and are relatively fit and mobile you can easily 'do San Francisco' justice in the 3 days you have.

Where are you staying during this time? In the same...
Forum: USA
Apr 1st 2009, 10:58 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037

Re: How do i buy a car

A tip. Buy a small portable file case and get multiple copies of everything realting to you and your life in the UK made and filed in the case before you get on the plane... get used to needing to...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2009, 9:10 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 10,708

Re: is your accent something that gets commented on alot

No5 is an out and out insult that brings with it a huge amount of cultural and historical baggage. particulary in America for what it represents and the power that it once had to oppress by word...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2009, 8:51 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 10,708

Re: is your accent something that gets commented on alot

As an insult a male directing that word at another male is particularly demeaning to women as it infers negativity towards the female body and a superiority of the male. Otherwise it would be a...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2009, 8:31 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 10,708

Re: is your accent something that gets commented on alot

Well apparently that word, had never been uttered on US Network TV until Feb 2008 ... by JANE FONDA of all people!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/02/14/nbc-apologizes-for-jane-f_n_86686.html ...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2009, 8:19 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 10,708

Re: is your accent something that gets commented on alot

Read the list from the ASA, first you will laugh, then you will cry. The fact that bar one, racial/religious slurs rank lower and receive fewer complaints than Bollocks! What a sad world we live in!
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2009, 8:12 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 10,708

Re: is your accent something that gets commented on alot

Sorry I could not help myself......

A December 2000 white paper from the Advertising Standards Authority. titled 'Deleted Expletives' Places "bollocks" in eighth position in terms of its perceived...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2009, 8:00 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 10,708

Re: is your accent something that gets commented on alot

Probably something to do with the fact that in the 18th century it became common slang in the UK for Clergymen along with 'Ballocks'... no idea why.

I suspect that whilst a healthy ability to...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2009, 7:24 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 10,708

Re: is your accent something that gets commented on alot

This is partly true. The classic stereotypical 'American Accent' is very similar to the accent spoken by most people in England in the 17th & 18th centuries.

The 'most common stereotype of the...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2009, 6:04 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 551

Re: L1A filling Tax for the first Time.

Uhh, honestly I am not sure.

The original appointment was on a Wednesday afternoon, after which I was told they could not complete the filing that day as I would need ITIN's for the kids, and that...
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