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!
"Doubt grows with knowledge" -Goethe