Berlin is the city where the world goes to party, but also to live and to experiment with new ideas: social movements, technologies, fashion, art, music, sexuality and multiculturalism. The Berliners are creative, hedonistic, weird and some of the most tolerant people on earth. This guide is a road map for expats and long-term visitors on how to settle in Berlin with the greatest of ease.
It begins with an overview of Berlin's complex and fascinating history, and will continue explaining the daily life and how Berliners tick. Readers learn, how to get a visa and residence permit, rent an apartment or buy a condominium, register with the authorities, get the utilities and telecommunications up and running, open a bank account, find a job, start a business, thrive on a budget, attend the university, enroll their children in school, and keep in the pink of health. And much more.
It is packed with insider tips on the notorious German bureaucracy and lists key contacts, sources of information and available support. A useful vocabulary and a comprehensive resource list for further research are also included. Finally, the aim of this book is to encourage you to discover this exciting city for yourself.
Put a twinkle in your father’s eye with the book that will make his humor more groan-tastic than ever—much to his delight. Help Dad expand his joke repertoire with more than 300 eye-rollers, cringers, groaners, side-splitters, knee-slappers, and gut-busters guaranteed to make you laugh (or sigh). From the folks who brought you the original Dad Jokes, this collection of all-new material contains Q&A jokes, puns, one-liners, tweets, and knock-knock jokes suitable for all ages, including . . . Q: What do you call a potato at a hockey game? A: A spec-tater.Don’t run with bagpipes. You could put an aye out. Or worse yet, get kilt.I always wanted to be a Gregorian monk, but I never got the chants. Great Moments in Dad History: October 28, 1960. Dave Gordon grabs his keys on the way out of the house and becomes the first dad in history to say to his kids, “You ready to rock and roll?”
Have you ever been labeled as "antisocial," "shy," or "lost in your own thoughts" because you don't realize someone's been calling your name 148 times? The cats understand. All Cats Are Introverts is a collection of self-reflective poetry from cats that clearly shows them to be the insightful, often alert, crowd-averse, personally engaging, probably napping-as-we-speak introverts of the animal kingdom. Enjoy this completely relatable and hilarious book, and perhaps you will soon see the cat—and even yourself—in a whole new light.
CLICHÉ: nounEtymology: French, literally, printer's stereotype, from past participle of clichér, to stereotype, of imitative originDate: 18921 : a trite phrase or expression; also : the idea expressed by it2 : a hackneyed theme, characterization, or situation3 : something that has become overly familiar or commonplace In the words of Stephen Fry, “It is a cliché that most clichés are true, but then like most clichés, that cliché is untrue.” Clichés are like rationalizations: try going a week without using one. It can't be done! They are the hobgoblin of little minds. For most of us, once you begin to take notice, they are fingernails on a chalkboard.From Shakespeare to Shakira; in music, on television, at the movies; in the boardroom, on a conference call, online or in person, clichés have taken over the world. While some nitwits might say they're just misunderstood, they didn't start out that way. There was a time when they were new and vibrant, clever and pithy. Now they're just predictable—a vapid collection of much-too-familiar descriptions or metaphors that often replace smart conversation, speech, or writing.This book is a collection of the most overused phrases of all time. Hopefully, it'll make you laugh. Hopefully, it'll make them think. And at the end of the day, if the early bird catches the worm and the slow and steady win the race . . . Please . . . kill . . . me . . . now.
Goofy games, silly stunts, and fun facts to stop boredom in its tracks—whether the kids are in a supermarket line or on a cross-country trip!
When the kids are having a meltdown, savvy parents will keep their cool with this compendium of silly games, unexpected stunts, and wow-inducing facts designed to entertain little ones. This book features more than one hundred clever ideas for simple and inexpensive activities that are appropriate for restaurants (Impressions with Straws), the supermarket (Go Fish), and long plane rides (Crush a Bottle Without Even Touching It!). You can deploy these ideas quickly whenever the fidgeting and whining starts—and turn frustration into fun.
Whether they’re making raisins dance or whistling with an acorn, kids will be amazed (and distracted) by their Mama . . . thanks to her Little Book of Tricks.
Hundreds of simple strategies to keep expenses down at home (and in the garden)!
This handy guide resurrects the fine art of frugal housekeeping with over five hundred tips on saving money throughout the home and garden. Learn creative ways to cut back, pinch pennies, reduce, recycle, and re-use. Want to save on the grocery bill? Buy the whole chicken rather than individual cuts. Get more wear out of your wardrobe? Add a dash of salt to the washer to keep your darks from fading in the laundry.
Best of all, Penny Saving Household Helper is a great investment—with these hundreds of tips, it can pay for itself many times over!
Nothing is more hilarious the bad jokes dads tell. Here are hundreds to crack up the whole family.
Have you ever noticed when you’re out to dinner and your dad takes it upon himself to antagonize your server with a lame joke? Has he ever made a pun that made everyone at a family gathering roll their eyes? Has he ever made a corny comment about things simply lying around the house? If you answered “yes” to any of the following, you’re not alone. Dad jokes are at the center of all dad interactions and the core of every dad’s persona.
This comedic canon compiles more than four hundred of the best pseudo-witty quips so that dads can hone their craft and ensure maximum eye rolling. Included within are jokes such as:“Last night, I had a dream that I was a muffler. I woke up exhausted.”“How many apples grow on a tree? All of them.”“What's the difference between ignorance and apathy? I don't know and I don't care.”“What do lawyers wear to court? Lawsuits!”And many other gut-busting groaners for your amusement
With Dad Jokes, give your dad the gift of becoming the ultimate jokester and the master of all things punny—or just keep it for yourself.
“An all-purpose guide to ensuring that no one finds you as amusing as you do.” —Cool Dad Mag
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