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Comparative drinking...

• Cursing in Ireland and the Netherlands...

Dutch customs and characteristics...

Languages — Spanish, Dutch, and variations of English...

Pedestrianism in Holland and Ireland...

• ¡ Bombonas! — Gas canisters for a Spanish apartment...

Americans think busy....

Pool in Ireland...

Mysteries of the Irish house...

Smoking in Romania....

Irish gestures...

Europeans are generally quite prejudiced....

• "Back in a minute" in Ireland....

Generalizations — wrong but pretty much true...

Don't be offended...

• "Do you understand this?" — an obsession among the bilingual...

• "Gross" — American feminist critique...

American media are professional, at least....

Why are Britons healthier than Americans?...

• There's no organized left anywhere....

Europeans and your meal...