[ANNOUNCE] [REMINDER] Social Tonight - The Maple Leaf, Covent Garden

Lyons, Myke Myke.Lyons at cmtww.com
Thu Apr 6 16:56:53 BST 2006

On 6 Apr 2006, at 14:57, Randy J. Ray wrote:

>>> how far are we going to take the canadian theme tonight? i mean is 
>>> one half of us going to talk in french and the other half in
>>> with us all waiting for the government to buy the drinks?
>> I've been advised that I might want to pass myself off as Canadian,
>> least in mainland Europe, once I move over there. Word is, the US 
>> isn't a popular in the rest of the world as it used to be :-).

>Americans are still generally treated with benign condescension. No-one
blames you for your government.

I think that Americans were given the benefit of the doubt after the
first election, but after the second one people actually believe we (yes
I'm American) all like him.  This is not the case by the way. :)  

I have had some tough times here when people asked where I am from.

As for the Maple Leaf:

Look out for the bar staff . . . With their beady little eyes and flappy
heads . . . 


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