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52 posts, 11:16 hrs
Besides they look bad, you just made those up, rather than them being organic developments in a language. Twenty comes from twentig, which is already a compound of 'two' (old twegen = middle-old…
7 posts, 10:57 hrs
Yes, IHK's a very useful institution and I tried to make use of it when I was self-employed, including their free professional education days. Quite a few of my local family also used the formal…
20 posts, 09:59 hrs
That's exactly what you do - charging VAT is optional below the threshold, but possible. Your primary expense/bother is filling out the VAT advance returns monthly (in your first year) and then…
6 posts, 08:44 hrs
Here is a link for you that may help a bit. I know a lot of people here are getting dual citizenship, but mainly German/British. citizensinformation.ie/e... Good luck! and welcome to the…
1,073 posts, 08:06 hrs
My ex- ( @sarabyrd's father) lived in Paradise CA for several years before his death twelve years ago. It was a beautiful place - enormous trees, ravines, a river, friendly neighbors. All fires are…
128 posts, 07:49 hrs
So yesterday I received a call from "Vodafone contract extension team". They asked me if I was happy with the Service and wanted to extend my contract and i could get a new free phone. I was…
2,936 posts, 06:17 hrs
Been using an amazing spice, Chihuahua de Mexico smoked sea salt.. (Mexican version of Maldon Smoked Sea Salt) and used like a dry rub to create a smoked flavor without a smoker. Use on a baked…
24 posts, 01:37 hrs
My knowledge of Schengen Visa codex is rather cursory, but it looks like your main goal in this situation is Denmark, so you should have applied there. Not sure why nobody discussed that with you…
7 posts, 00:43 hrs
Yes, I know this tastes like cat's piss, but it would be an ideal inside joke for a colleague whose birthday is coming up. Any idea where one might find this "delicious" beer in Berlin? I…
2 posts, 22:28 yesterday
My Nicole was in town and intervened when she saw three or four teenage boys roughly push another boy to the ground and he hurt his elbow and started crying. She had words with them. The mother of…
4 posts, 21:32 yesterday
@2B_orNot2B You were right on the point !! I checked with the Fahrschule today and they said it also includes the TUV fees for practicals exam :). I compared the costs with other Fahrschules and it…
2,820 posts, 19:42 yesterday
FTFY (if that was where you were going) "Moaty" Moat clue. For the full horror saga see Wikipedia. Back on topic... Before appearing in the view of the public the current POTUS has to…
59 posts, 18:52 yesterday
https://tvmucho.com Anybody else use this service ? Pay by the month or year (prices from 5€ -10€ a month depending on how you pay) All UK free view channels with a 7 day catch-up service and…
5 posts, 18:19 yesterday
The fee prior to April 1, 2015 was €17.98/month. That might account for the discrepancy. It's highly doubtful that they'll come after you for further backcharges if they're already charging you…
569 posts, 17:26 yesterday
It’s a Turkey Day dress rehearsal down here in Techsus. Start w stuffing, pile it high with slow cooked smoked sliced turkey breast, top it off with cranberry plum sauce between two butter toasted…
8 posts, 16:47 yesterday
First a big thanks to Mary-Ann and Lisa for organising while I was away. So this week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Royal India, Westendstr 117, 80339 München Nearest station: All…
227 posts, 13:15 yesterday
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:00-12:00. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Kidlerstraße 15 of the Himmelfahrtskirche in Sendling. Walk through the…
3 posts, 13:12 yesterday
@SerratedEdge As you are in Munich it might be worth taking a look at what @AndreaBo can offer you. I've had no direct contact with her nor personal experience of her teaching but have read…
1 posts, 12:53 yesterday
Hi, I am looking for a squash partner, regio Aalen. I consider myself as an intermediate player. Before I moved to Aalen, I played squash once a month. I want to play squash weekly or…
38 posts, 12:52 yesterday
There's another possibility. There are loads of adverts of people searching for such stuff for flea markets - Trödelmarkets. I got rid of quite a lot of my deceased mother's stuff via this…
85 posts, 11:33 yesterday
Certainly the British in Europe group and the local ones are advising it may be a very good idea - of course, according to one's circumstance. While it does indeed have no point for most EU…
1 posts, 11:31 yesterday
The last English show of the year at Quatsch Comedy Club looks like it'll be fun. Note that it's on a Monday this time around (it's usually on Wednesdays). From their website: Long-term TTers…
27 posts, 11:18 yesterday
Hi All! I'm new to Darmstadt and looking for climbing partners. Thus I thought I would spam all these old threads where people are looking for others to climb. I'm 35, from Finland and have…
3 posts, 10:38 yesterday
Hi All! I'm new to Darmstadt and looking for climbing partners. Thus I thought I would spam all these old threads where people are looking for others to climb. I'm 35, from Finland and have…
17 posts, 10:19 yesterday
Hi All! I'm new to Darmstadt and looking for climbing partners. Thus I thought I would spam all these old threads where people are looking for others to climb. I'm 35, from Finland and have…
13 posts, 09:44 yesterday
I made goose on Sunday and bought it from Metro ion Saturday. At this time of year the large one at Ostbahnhof has fresh geese in stock and you don't even need to pre-order. Do you have a…
4 posts, 09:09 yesterday
You beat me to it! But just to add: Spreading the benefits this way is known as Elterngeld plus. And you are allowed to take parental leave up until when your child is 3 years old (although…
79 posts, 08:54 yesterday
Thank you, hoare-spitall & Pappnase. Everything went without a hitch when we bought our house, but I did wonder about it while we were listening to the seemingly endless reading of the contract.
1,203 posts, 00:21 yesterday
I read back till page 45, spring 2017, and the quote I replied to is the only thing I saw similar to my situation. Why did the miss me, and why the see me now? It does not seem that the are…
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