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Re: 5th European Speleological Congress coming to the UK!
« Reply #50 on: June 24, 2015, 06:31:59 pm »
Can't be from Lancashire if they have perfect English, anyway who let the Midlander into this conversation... :shrug:

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Re: 5th European Speleological Congress coming to the UK!
« Reply #51 on: June 24, 2015, 10:52:11 pm »

Suggestions like take a taxi to Shippley make me shiver.  Given I can't speak any other language, the thought of asking at some foreign small town location in a foreign language not understood by the locals, what is the next train to where ever seems a recipe for a right warm welcome.  (Clapham Junction, London verses Clapham, Yorkshire any one?)  Sorry Kay, I can't see that as a sensible suggestion to people like me from another land.  Keep it simple (for the) stupid (like me) seems to be the guiding principle to me.


Hello Bob,
I don't think that you are recognizing the achievements of our continental friends in making English the lingua franca of the modern world.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_English-speaking_population

There are nearly as many English speakers in Denmark as there are in Yorkshire.

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Re: 5th European Speleological Congress coming to the UK!
« Reply #52 on: June 25, 2015, 12:10:42 am »
This is good, I hope this thread is helping make the organisers aware of logistic requirements, I also hope it is not too late :o ----
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Re: 5th European Speleological Congress coming to the UK!
« Reply #53 on: June 25, 2015, 10:03:56 am »
Look on the bright side, anyway without a good command of the English language trying to work out how to get to the airport from this thread could end up having a great adventure almost anywhere.
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