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Re: Russkii vs Rossiiskii

From:Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 1, 2002, 19:37
John writes:

>"Bohunk" is one of my favorites >(linguistically speaking) because it is a blanket term for Czechs and/or >Hungarians.
Dearest maternal Grandmama, with relatives who purportedly came over on the Mayflower, used to sling the term "Hunkey" about with wanton abandon when referring to my father's side of the family. As a child, I was confused: "But Nana, you're white, and we're white." Kou