Originally posted by seneca at 2008-6-28 09:25
I am sorry, Mangy, money was in wide use thousands of years ago in my ancestors' old country. As were travellers' cheques. And ATMS they had at the time when China's mythical "gods" r ...
Listen to Northwest . What country are you so proud of being part of ? So proud that you are ashamed to publicize it ? That proud ? Maybe you are a gypsy who wanders here , there and everywhere . No place is home and no one would employ you . So trust good old China for taking pity on the jetsam of Europe once more ? Be thankful everyday you can stay in China , do you hear ?
Originally posted by emucentral at 2008-6-24 16:04
Japanese tourists took out the top overall place, followed by the British and Germans in joint second place ...
The Brits are the best tourists??? Obviously someone has not considered the relationship our football supporters have with the local riot police when we're playing away. Then there are the 18 - 30 holidays focused around drinking until you puke followed by jumping into bed with anything that's warm. Perhaps we shouldn't mention boobs being flashed for the price of a string of beads. Anything to get yourself on sleeze TV.
As for the Germans, I can only assume the author has never witnessed them (alledgedly) sneaking out before dawn to reserve places round the swimming pool by plonking their towells on the deck chairs.
I'd have put my money on the Dutch out of all the Europeans.
I'm always impeccably behaved though and tip slightly above what is expected. Never complain and always offer my congratulations to the Germans for their ingenuity.