Originally posted by Michael Matola:
- Coins that have their value spelled out in letters not figures, which discriminates against non-English-speakers. (A dime doesn't have a "10" on it anywhere.)
You mean what was the reason to make a nickel bigger than a dime?
"what part of Russia are you from" is a dead end, it doesn't lead anywhere.
i always get weird looks when i tell people i went to Kirkwood.
Originally posted by Eugene Kononov:
I remember having a small talk with a collegue, and she said, "I bought a new car, it's a green Toyota. What color is your car, Eugene?" I got to tell you, I felt very stressed and sick to my stomach by the neccessity to carry on the conversation.
Originally posted by Andrew Monkhouse:
I have also had (mainly Europeans) ask where I am from, and when I say Australia, the most common next sentence is: do you know my cousin/nephew/niece who moved there.