Posts tagged ‘USA’

November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving

by duncanr


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November 25, 2019

How Not to be an Arsehole

by duncanr

somewhat quaint training film created in 1943 by the United States Office of War Information advising troops heading to the UK how to behave when visiting british pubs in order not to offend the locals . . .

November 16, 2019

Life in America: a Kiwi Perspective

by duncanr

August 23, 2019

Northwest Angle, Minnesota

by duncanr

there’s a part of Minnesota that’s actually in Canada

August 1, 2019

American Tree Houses

by duncanr

apparently it was not uncommon in late 19 century to find americans in Oregon, Washington, and California living in tree houses – or more accurately, hollowed out tree stumps of ancient sequoias cut down for lumber
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interesting account of these stump houses – here

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May 29, 2019

Noah on USA Immigrants

by duncanr


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April 29, 2019

Homegrown Honkers

by duncanr

apparently, the number of homegrown honkers, swollen by hordes of their wild relatives in Canada pouring over the border between the two countries is causing problems for some americans

February 27, 2019

Americans are Hurting the Planet

by duncanr

I’m not saying americans are full of shit but – http://tinyurl.com/y6j4srxd

January 18, 2019

DNA Discounts

by duncanr

more Americans than realize it have Mexican blood

To persuade more U.S. residents to visit Mexico, AeroMexico offers “DNA discounts” on the airline for Americans with Mexican heritage. Travelers are awarded percentage discounts equal to the percentage of their Mexican ancestryhttp://tinyurl.com/yah6swme

January 7, 2019

Star Spangled Sickle

by duncanr

Bill Bailey plays the american national anthem in minor rather than major key . . .