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The little differences 9: Rules, rules, nothing but rules

The little differences 9: Rules, rules, nothing but rules

By Martin Pütter On Sundays, you are not allowed to hang up clothes to dry, nor to wash the car or mow the lawn; and after 10 pm on any day of the week you can play music at moderate volume only. Expats have trouble with regulations that seem (almost) normal for the locals. I must admit, this article in my series about little differences was inspired by a passage in another piece. On 1 December 2014 the Washington Times (not to be confused with the highly respected Washington Post) published an article headlined “Switzerland seeks skilled foreign workers amid

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