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Grub
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Grub
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06/18/2003 8:39 am
[QUOTE]Originally posted by MikeP.
[B]Yeah I hate that British mentallity too about them hating Americans for the wrong resons. They should hate the govt. NOT THE PEOPLE! Yes I have been to England quite a few times. I also used to live in Spain (My wife is from Madrid) and go back every 6 months or so.

I'm a Brit of mixed European background and have travelled around the US extensively and had a great time. Some people sucked but generally most were fine, particularly in Chicago. The thing I and many others dont like is 'corporate' America e.g. the anti-environment behaviour of companies like Exxon and the car manufacturers, dominance of big brands, crap TV shows etc. Unfortunately this is the only thing most people know about the US and not the real deal. Excluding MTV and chart crap, the US has given the world the best music e.g. jazz, blues, proper country, bluegrass, cajun, rock n roll..some of the best literature like Kerouac, Steinbeck, Chandler etc and the greatest TV programme in history THE SIMPSONS.