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The Cleaning lady?
« on: July 03, 2017, 02:30:06 AM »
Some thing I never can understand is why so many Expats need a "Cleaning lady" For me its just sheer laziness and an excuse to upgrade your status... you have a cleaning lady, usually a Filipino it means your going up in the world..

One reason I usually stay well away from Expats, most are stuck up assholes..I couldn't imagine being stuck in a bar all night with a bunch of *snip*s that need to pay a Filipino to iron their shirts and spend all evening discussing how good their cleaner is..... :chuckle:

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Re: The Cleaning lady?
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2017, 05:31:49 AM »
Some thing I never can understand is why so many Expats need a "Cleaning lady" For me its just sheer laziness and an excuse to upgrade your status... you have a cleaning lady, usually a Filipino it means your going up in the world..

One reason I usually stay well away from Expats, most are stuck up assholes..I couldn't imagine being stuck in a bar all night with a bunch of *snip*s that need to pay a Filipino to iron their shirts and spend all evening discussing how good their cleaner is..... :chuckle:

When I lived in Cyprus, before I was married - I HAD a lovely Sri Lankan lady that does... I HATE ironing. She got paid - well above the going rate, used my phone to call her family.

When V arrived on the scene - I had to let her go - as V felt the same as you. She ( the lady that does) needed the money and I felt terrible...and I found her another client.




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Re: The Cleaning lady?
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2017, 07:10:38 AM »
You hit the nail on the head - status.

While I like having a cleaner there's nothing to brag about unless there's nothing better to brag about.

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Re: The Cleaning lady?
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2017, 03:57:57 AM »
You hit the nail on the head - status.

While I like having a cleaner there's nothing to brag about unless there's nothing better to brag about.

I think nearly all expats in Moscow have a cleaner and its all they talk about.. sad life I already was chucked of one forum for telling them so.. :laugh: