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CHAT: better than others (late reflection)

From:BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Monday, March 20, 2000, 12:15
At 23:41 01.3.2000 +0100, Barry Garcia wrote:
>In all seriousness, most Americans (at least in my experience) don't think >they're better than Canadians. It's just that the vocal ones are the ones >who do think they are better than Canadians.
IME those vociferous ones think they're better than everybody else. I heard Americans in Indonesia refer to the locals as "rats" <horror>. I thought that was an Asians and the Vietnam war thing, but then someone told me she'd heard the very same in Belgium! And we're talking *resident* Americans here, not tourists! /BP "Doubt grows with knowledge" -Goethe