"Anybody who doesn't like our one-party system can go to Russia!"
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"Would you mind bringing me a Western utensil?"
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I love NY - except for you foreigners with too much dough
The International Date Line
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"Two months in France and Spain gave me the courage to smoke again."
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A store in the Soviet Union lists its other locations; three are in Russia cities while the other three are in Western ones.
Tags:russia, russian, russians, soviet union, soviet russia, capitalism, shop, shops, store, stores, business, shopper, shoppers, shopping, consumerism, universal, multinational company, multinational companies, multinational, multinationals, international, international company, international companies, paris, beverly hills, palm beach, foreign, moscow, leningrad, odessa, location, locations, fashion, global, designer, clothing, clothes, retail, business
"That's Karl, before he was purchased by the Chinese."
Tags:international business, international businesses, internationalisation, internationalization, international, international travel, globalization, globalisation, business, businesses, businessman, manage, manager, managers, managed, management, employer, employers, employee, employees, travel for business, business trip, relocate, relocate for work, relocation, business travel, relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, marry, married, long distance, long distance relationship, long distance relationships, outsource, outsourcing, foreign, corporate, corporate company, company, companies, corporation, corporations, globalism, merger, mergers, buyout, buyouts, buying out, bought out, sellout, sellouts, sold out
"I'm going to ask for a fork. Don't try to stop me."
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, chinese restaurant, chinese restaurants, chinese food, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, service, customer service, order, orders, ordering, utensil, utensils, cutlery, fork, forks, chopstick, chopsticks, giving up, frustrated, difficult, foreign, international, culture, china, chinese, table manners, eating with chopsticks
"I hear we've just been granted most-favored-nation status."
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"Has there ever been a charming rogue state?"
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The American Tearoom, Moscow
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"Es usted Diners' Club?"
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"Big deal, an A in math. That would be a D in any other country."
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"In my own country I didn't drive a taxi."
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A taxi with a sign on top that reads "English Spoken".
Tags:city, cities, city living, city life, urban, urban living, urban life, new york, ny, nyc, new york city, taxi, taxis, taxi cab, taxi cabs, cab, cabs, hailing, language, english, driving, driver, drivers, cab driver, cab drivers, taxi driver, taxi drivers, cabbie, cabbies, foreign, immigrant, immigrants, immigration, transportation, car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles
"Isn't this right out of Peter Mayle?"
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"You'll find everything here, Comrade—your American passport, Social Security number, birth certificate, driver's license, and Diners' Club card."
"I want to travel the world, bringing home ugly little trinkets."
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"What you find 'boring' spies from all over the world would find extremely interesting."
Tags:bed, beds, bedtime, bedtime story, bedtime stories, storytime, story time, story, stories, reading, reader, readers, reading out-loud, reading aloud, book, books, literature, children's story, children's stories, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, spy, spies, spying, espionage, military, officer, officers, commander, commanders, classified, classified information, pentagon, boring, bored, boredom, international, foreign, war, wars, file, files, document, documents, paperwork, secret service, secret agent, secret agents, leak, leaks, leaking, interesting, government, governments, secret, secrets
"No one takes the trouble to get to know the person behind the 'persona non grata'. "
Tags:bartender, bartenders, alcohol, booze, bar, bars, pub, pubs, beer, beers, cocktail, cocktails, drink, drinks, drinker, drinkers, drinking, drunk, drunks, persona non grata, illegal immigrant, unwelcome, foreign, foreigner, foreigners, immigrant, immigrants, immigration, illegal alien, illegal aliens
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"No, no, your job's not going out of the country to some foreign bastard. We're just firing you."
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The First Commandment Of Euro-Diplomacy:Thou Shalt Not Parley Without Bottled Water