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    Have to drive to Indy today

    to pick up the exchange student



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    Have you already decided what made up american customs you're going to teach her?
    Punctuation is important. It's the difference between "I helped my uncle, Jack, off a horse" and "I helped my uncle Jack off a horse"


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    Are you going to make her wear a couch shirt?
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    Stop by, I'll buy coffee.
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    So, by tomorrow, Mrs. Chris will be back on the market?
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    Quote Originally Posted by chris..... View Post
    to pick up the exchange student
    What did you exchange for her?

    What kind of bicycle do you have for her to use?
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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    As a kid, I was so confused about the concept about exchange students. I thought you "traded" one of your kids for one of some other family's kids in a different country for a year (so they just swapped places). It wasn't until much later that someone explained to me that it was about a cultural "exchange" not a physical exchange of people.
    Punctuation is important. It's the difference between "I helped my uncle, Jack, off a horse" and "I helped my uncle Jack off a horse"


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    Can't believe you are going to break into my house and steal her while I'm at work. And even bragging about it on the forum, real freaking low man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Indy_Rider View Post
    Can't believe you are going to break into my house and steal her while I'm at work. And even bragging about it on the forum, real freaking low man.
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    Hmpf, yer student doesn't look Amish, are you sure the airport has a hitching post for yet buggy?
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    She will have Chris... and his fam wearing stripes and plaid just like in Tokyo before you know it.
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    She'll need suitable transportation.

    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    She'll need suitable transportation.

    needs more couch faces.
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    My wife and I hosted short term (summer) exchange students over a several year period. Some from Japan, France and Finnland. We took one japanes girl to a civil war reenactment. I took the two French boys to a Cowboy Shoot. The group they were with went to ball games, museums and shopping. There was actually very little studying. I drove a bunch of them around Los Angeles one day. Hollywood sign, Manns Chinese Theatre footprints, Chinatown. Their reaction was universally Meh.

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