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I We Are Not All American

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    An American By Any Other Name?

    What about that George Bernard Shaw play, the one that highlighted the differences in English within the borders of England.? The one that was sadly spun into a romantic fantasy by those Americans -- apologies, but it does get a few more to read Pygmalion in the original.  It's...
    windlion windlion 56-60, M May 9, 2013

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    No We're Not!!!

    OK I get it theres loads of merkins on here like most of the net no probs with that obv most are fine BUT............Do some of you guys think that if someone who is obv English asks a Q and you dont understand the words you could stop being a b!tch bout it?I use a lot of English...
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    Im Not American!

    Im Filipino Canadian :D - at least we are above you.
    regieJR regieJR 18-21, M Nov 1, 2012

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    I am definitely Scottish and British by default

    I am Scottish, technically British but never English, though I live there. I think parts of the UK have an Identity crisis by default, though we never think of it that way. Well, what I mean is I find it odd to find the English or British flag in England, but only because I am...
    Pa1nsMcmurdo Pa1nsMcmurdo 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 28, 2012

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    A Blessing!

    Thank God ................:)
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    ..but Devided By A Common Language

    Being on the right side or should I say, the eastern side of the pond does have it advantages. The fact that we have first access and can proudly state that "The Queen's English" is "resident" here....well in most cases. I cam across a story line lately where His Lordship had...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M Jan 18, 2013

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    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!

    It really winds me up when i ask a question & some smartarse will answer,whats that you're on about? or i've never heard of it! because i've used an ENGLISH term or word.If i know an American way of putting it i do ,if there isn't one i ask the question anyway,because if someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 28 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    Is Gael Mise

    Rugadh mé í 1994 in Sasana. Ach tá mé i mo chonai in Éirinn. Slán a chairde.
    TheBloodyScourge TheBloodyScourge 18-21, M Apr 14, 2013

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    Not Even British

    I'm not american and not British as this groub seems to be for the british, I'm from that Island contry between Greenland and Faro Island which both belongs to kingdom of Denmark. I sometimes feel that I was born in wrong country as I feel often more intrest in the american...
    gypa gypa 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    This thought occurred to me a few years ago. I just figured that we were all being used for a reason but I'm not sure why at all. I'm really not good at coming up with answers to...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    We can either help make the trip more fun for each other, or we can make it into the trip from hell.I choose fun
    netjoe9661 netjoe9661 51-55, M Mar 24

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    I really do believe we're here for a reason!! What that reason is.. I don't know!!.
    Dmoney559 Dmoney559 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    We Are Just Different Shades Of Brown {originally written October 20, 2008; updated and revised 07/04/2012}My fellow Americans and those who have chosen to call themselves...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I was born in Tempe, Arizona. I am attending grad school at the Arizona State University. In some of my classes there are military personnel in attendance. These people are true...
    bikinimama bikinimama 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    I have one very serious allergy to Paraphenylenediamine (PPD) which is a mordent found in dye. Most people are at risk of developing this allergy, it's an exposure allergy and the...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F Mar 26

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    So this experience sounds a bit objectified towards British men so I am going to try my best to not objectify them but I do confess that most men that I find attractive just so...
    JamiLynn23 JamiLynn23 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    mbtshoes2011 mbtshoes2011 22-25, F Mar 30

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    This is for everyone, but mainly young people. Everywhere you look you see or hear the message that you are not good enough the way you are. You will not get a boyfriend...
    letscelebratelife letscelebratelife 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I was watching tv today and they were talking about Eskimos and how they are so chunky and ugly and just not nice things. My goodness my blood pressure went threw the roof! My...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't judge people really unless your horrible to me for nothing, then that just really sad , but everybody has a story and we are all human, what gives me the right to outcast...
    Cloclo1234 Cloclo1234 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    First, I want to take a moment to praise and thank God for this day He hath made! This morning I was listening to Rev. Nigel Mumford's CD on healing prayer. He was here on Sunday...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Not so much. But I do wonder at our sense of security. Our realities. To fast forward yourself into another reality. Such as, a war torn world. My generation in North America...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    It is not that I don't have friends or that I don't talk to people or that I don't go out, because I do. I've never felt comfortable anywhere. The thing that helps me is that I...
    MadameLeRapeur MadameLeRapeur 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    We are all different beings,but we all struggle.I dont like to feel judged by others so I try not to judge others.I understand there is a trend in this world nowadays to think your...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm not perfect, not event close... I've loved, lost and learnt... Learnt that we are all unique and our uniqueness is what makes us special therefore I've since than learnt not to...
    LadyMayah LadyMayah 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 24

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    I have never been on a relationship because for one I'm busy with school and for two I don't trust men. The men in my family were always unfaithful to their wives so I grew to hate...
    XXXPOT XXXPOT 18-21, F Mar 26

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    We are different gender, different nationality, different religion, different skin color, different culture, different politics, different mentality, different in many ways. But...
    Oti91 Oti91 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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    im allergic to tree nuts exept hazelnuts, carrots, not cooked apples, chicken broth (no idea why), shelfish, sesame seeds, horses and Pollen which is a pedestrian allergy and sucks...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Apr 3

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    the best thing is that we are all unique in are own way. i accept everyone for who they are because its not my place to judge. :)
    xhesikaxo xhesikaxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    A friend told me I do not talk about me much. The answer is: I believe it is important what YOU have to say. I may just be enjoying the present. Another friend pointed cleverly...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    Well it's spring which means spring cleaning right? And I don't know about anyone else but I feel good after everything is good and clean and all the bad is gone,but it feels...
    Emrald18 Emrald18 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I just turned 40. Three days after my birthday, the love of my life broke up with me, leaving me heartbroken. I had planned a family and future with him, and just three days before...
    balance25 balance25 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Love my huge boobs 38DDD and yes they are all real!! Love when I catch guys and girls staring
    XoXo07 XoXo07 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 5

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    A Homeless Boy will change your whole perception on God...we are all blessed with gifts: 
    starryknight1999 starryknight1999 41-45, M Apr 8

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    I'm tired of hearing so many different peoples say "its fine, i get it" or i understand, you'll be fine, i will always be there for you. I feel like these are all scripted.
    4everShiNee18 4everShiNee18 13-15, F Apr 9

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    My Lord, those earthlings – The Hope of humanity surviving our current crisisOne day, the general of a multitude of angels said in frustration, “I just don't understand...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    We Are The 99 Percent And Our Voices Will Be Heard!!!!A monarchy is a form of government in which the office of head of state is usually held until death or abdication, is most...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M a week ago

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    I AM GOING TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH. IT WILL SURPRISE YOU AND YOU GOING TO GET VERY MAD. HOWEVER, I AM GOING TO TELL YOU ANYWAY BECAUSE YOU DO NEED TO KNOW AND I DO NOT NEED YOUR...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    America, the little lifesaving station(I cannot take credit for this illustration or poem. I heard the parable told by my father, the late Rev. Roosevelt Leon Walker, Jr. and read...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    A new study by researchers from Princeton and Northwestern Universities finds that America's government policies reflect the wishes of the rich and of powerful interest groups...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Truthfully, American Capitalism is nothing but the love of money in disguise and American Exceptionalism is just the sin of pride by another name. We were told that the love of...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 15

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    In The Process Of Walking Into The Future Do Not Forget To Remember The Past Or You Might Be Doomed To Repeat It.As the patriots of the American Revolution watched the last of the...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M a week ago

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    A true retrospective look at the turbulent history of the United States Of America reveals many seeds of economic despair, national discord, and racial disillusionment...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    America, it is a shame and we along with George W. Bush and the drunken Tea Party member of the GOP are to blame.The vital lessons from the Quran, the Torah, as well as the Holy...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    The Truth Is Finally Out."I believe in racial separation but it doesn't have to be violent. People in the Klan are professional people, business people, working types. We are a...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Worshiping God With No Artificial Ingredients Added. My fellow Americans and those who call themselves Americans; I don’t have many original recipes because I don...
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    America, America, I will always pray for you. We thank you God for your spacious skies perched above the amber waves of grain. Thank you for the purple mountain majesties...
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    Income Inequality In America -The Intended Results Of America's Right-To-Work LawsAmerica’s commercial capitalistic corporations acquired power in the American political...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 15

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     A Statement That Was Not And Still Is Not TrueOn the back of every treasured dollar bill is the affirmation that in God we trust. We have circulated this untrue statement for...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Much Needed By America - American Visionaries Not American DreamersA dream is created in your imagination and that means it is not real. A dreamer is a person whose ideas and plans...
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    I want some of the social conservatives to read about this study The US government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country's citizens, but is instead ruled...
    backalley backalley 70+ 6 days ago

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