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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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A Lesson in Grammar

On his 74th birthday, a man got a gift certificate from his wife. The certificate paid for

a visit to a medicine man living on a nearby reservation who was rumored to

have a wonderful cure for erectile dysfunction.

After being persuaded, he drove to the reservation, handed his ticket to the medicine man

and wondered what he was in for.

The old man slowly, methodically produced a potion, handed it to him, and with a grip on

his shoulder, warned, "This is powerful medicine and it must be respected.

You take only a teaspoonful and then say '1-2-3. When you do that, you

will become more manly than you have ever been in your life and you can perform

as long as you want."

The man was encouraged. As he walked away, he turned and asked, "How do I stop

the medicine from working?"

"Your partner must say'1-2-3-4,' he responded. "But when she does, the medicine

will not work again until the next full moon."

He was very eager to see if it worked so he went home, showered, shaved, took a spoonful of

the medicine, and then invited his wife to join him in the bedroom.

When she came in, He took off his clothes and said, "1-2-3!"

Immediately, he was the manliest of men.

His wife was excited and began throwing off her clothes.

And then she asked, "What was the 1-2-3 for?"

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why we should never end our sentences with a preposition

because we could end up with a dangling participle.


“...Isn't it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be alive--it's such an interesting world. It wouldn't be half so interesting if we knew all about everything, would it? There'd be no scope for imagination then, would there?”

. Lucy Maude Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

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That's a good one.


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All sexually explicit information should be removed.


"I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine."- Ayn Rand

“Your freedom to be you includes my freedom to be free from you.”

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Filed: Other Country: Canada
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This is America, gerund is a man's name in these parts. :P


IR5

2007-07-27 – Case complete at NVC waiting on the world or at least MTL.

2007-12-19 - INTERVIEW AT MTL, SPLIT DECISION.

2007-12-24-Mom's I-551 arrives, Pop's still in purgatory (AP)

2008-03-11-AP all done, Pop is approved!!!!

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ecuador
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Reminds me, si man:

A salesman knocks on a door, and a young boy answers. "May I speak to your mother, si man?" the salesman asks.

"She ain't here, np man," said the boy.

"She 'ain't' here?" said the salesman. "Young man, where's your grammar, si man?"

"She went to the store," the boy said, "for some cat meat, si man."


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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