English - why I hate Americans

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Thu Dec 03, 2009 7:02 pm Post

Wock wrote:I can only answer this with a few simple questions.

... honest answers to which are not invariably flattering to the US, and slight variations of which can be downright embarrassing. For instance:

In (4), it is not to our benefit or credit that many millions -- billions, perhaps -- think first of us, and think badly when they do so.

In (2), you need change only verb tenses and rustic professions to find Viet Nam, or Afghanistan/Iraq.

You can't conquer stupid — or cure it — with more stupid.

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Thu Dec 03, 2009 7:15 pm Post

KB wrote:We also have a solid sense of superiority. :)

"Bring me my brown pants!"

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