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    I don't think you need any help from me with that, Becca!






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    Ok then, perhaps just better at it :D

    So then, how do you tell them? Something like, "Javitz Center by way of Elm and Main Street, please."

    Or something different?




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    Yes. Javitz Center please. Take 5th to ... to... stop at the first set of doors. No nonsense voice. Clear, a tiny loud (but not bellowing) and as uninflected English as I can muster.

    Sometimes, I give them a time frame.






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    Don't even get me started on cab drivers. Grrrr.

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    Although there must be some "bad eggs" out there, certainly the London taxi drivers [cabbies] are well known for their knowledge of London and for not ripping off Joe Public.
    Even though I usually know where I am going, I tend to leave it to them as they know all of the side streets to get you from A to B as soon as possible based on my experience.





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    That's good to know, Slowhand!

    I've actually had NYC cabbies ask me how to get where I wanted to go! One time it was the Pier!! I was going to the trade flower show at pier 31. Trust me. I don't know how you can be a cabbie in NYC and not even know what direction the pier was in. And for what it matters he was a white/native English speaker). :)






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