Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Welcome to a new kind of tension / All across the alien nation

I quite like Bob Lefsetz, he nails it sometimes although his personal taste (Pat Benetar, The Eagles etc) is a bit bloated midwest for me at times.

But I had to smile at this classic Americanism from today's post on Hong Kong:

The signs are all in English. Our driver was fluent, he learned from watching American TV.

I guess 100 years of British colonial administration, generations of English at schools and the fact that it's an official language didn't have the same impact as a few seasons of Friends.

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