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I wish i were a subject!

Maybe you are indeed a subject?



AWOL, you're wrong. At least, I strongly suspect you're wrong.

As far as I can tell, a British subject is one who isn't from UK[, etc] or a commonwealth country but under British control, such as British India pre 1949.


I think you're right.
Although born a subject (and still have an old  stating this), I find am now merely a citizen.
"Pete, it's a fool looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart." Ulysses Everett McGill.
Do not send technical questions via personal messaging - they will be ignored.
I speak for myself, not Arduino.


it seems that women in US rather look for type of dress, like 'evening dress' and then drill down other attributes.

That would match my wife and daughter's behavior, I think.

Is it possibly the case that shops in US are so well stocked, that they have all the sizes, all the time?

Actual stores divide things into large sections: "teen", "petite", "normal", "plus sizes."  Online you find whole stores specializing in particular size ranges, but in general the process seems to be "find a dress you like and then curse because it doesn't come in your size."   Are there actually UK stores that sort FIRST by size?


36-38-36 if is the same here is the size of the shirt, size of pants and size of shoes, or maybe size of shirt, size of bra, size of pants...


Jun 23, 2010, 10:12 pm Last Edit: Jun 23, 2010, 10:12 pm by sasaa Reason: 1
Just remember that half of the people you know are above the average weight.

uuh no there not...
(not joking just being serius)


Jun 23, 2010, 10:18 pm Last Edit: Jun 23, 2010, 10:19 pm by retrolefty Reason: 1
Well I would more likely perform a search for shoes rather then dresses (just a personal thing!).

Lets see, would I start a search on size 12 shoes or would I start with a shoe type? definitely I would search on baseball cleats first rather then size 12 shoes.  8-)



It's probably Obama's fault.

Well I think it was a problem long before obama...


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