"Oh and as a Brits I'd pretty much only use the word "bar" to mean a "wine bar." But of course you could stand at the bar waiting to be served in the pub. So you could say, "I stood at the bar for 20 minutes at my local tonight, waiting to be served.…"
"To me as a Brit, if I say "I'll be down at the local," I am referring only to a pub. It wouldn't be anything else. The "local" I would say is typically a place you can walk to (and stagger back from some might say) or at least it's the nearest pub…"
"Hi am wondering if anyone knows if there is a list of public relations companies and who they might work for. I am looking to reach out to pr companies that would typically host writers for press trips (I have outlets and can get assignment letters…"
"Hi might I ask anyone with NATJA what they get from the group? I was a member a couple of years ago and got one press trip but after that there was never another press trip mentioned. I'd love to be enlightened though :-) I did publish a couple of…"
"How terrible! What a way to end a trip. That's surprising, too, in such a public place. I've always considered Madrid quite safe but just goes to show you can't be too careful. If there's a silver lining, it's that it happened at the end. How…"
"Thanks Lana, am back now in San Francisco. I really LOVED Madrid, however my colleague got his luggage stolen as we were standing putting money into the subway machine for tickets to the airport. There was a loud alarm going offf at a neighboring…"
"The tourists come here, but it's worth checking out the flamenco show at El Corral de la Morería. You can ignore the tourists and enjoy the passion--in dancers and audience alike. I advise taking a nap and going for the 1:30am show--you're more…"
"Here is something unusual but great. Spend a week at a beautiful resort with all your meals and accommodations provided for free. The catch? You talk. All day. To Spanish business people who spend top dollar to converse with anglos. It's…"