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  3-Oct-2000
1996-2004
  Mike Todd

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Where it's not obvious: BE = British English, AE=American English and ext-link indicatorindicates an external link

Vanilla
  Plain or ordinary
Vest
  Waistcoat
If you need a vest you will have to ask for an undershirt.
Veterans' Day (Federal holiday)
  November 11th
It used to be Armistace Day ("11th day of the 11th month"), a celebration of the end of World War I, and first observed as a legal holiday in 1938. However, in 1954 it became Veterans Day to honour all American war veterans.
For more general information, see American Holidays
Visa
  At one time, entry to the US from the UK required a Visa, obtained from the US Embassy in London. However, for a number of years this has not been necessary for most visitors. Instead they can take advantage of the Visa Waiver scheme has been in effect. Provided certain conditions are met, British subjects can enter the US by filling in a form without requiring a visa.
Visit with
  The Americans will visit with friends, in the same way that the British visit friends. However, it can also be used in the sense of talk with

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