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10:07 UK time, Monday, 21 July 2008

"Complaining about the weather is a good way of starting a conversation" - Advice to Poles on how to behave like a Briton.

advicetopoles.gifOK, the welcome pack for newly-arrived Poles has been penned by the good people of the Devon Migrant Worker Task Group. But to see oneself as others perceive you can be a somewhat dispiriting experience. People of England, you whinge a lot about the weather. But don't really complain about anything else for fear of giving offence. And you drink tea to ease shyness.
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