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Can I help?

In the States, we would ask, “can I help,” if we saw someone in actual need of help (e.g., struggling to reach something on a high shelf, trying to get the top off of a jar, unhooking a bra, etc…).  … Continue reading

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In Queue

One of the clearest social rules in England is queuing (east cost translation: standing on line, west coast: standing in line). People want to know the bounds of the queue (where it begins, where it ends, single file or two-by-two, … Continue reading

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