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Re: Words

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, July 8, 2002, 23:10
Abrigon Gusiq wrote:
> Gringo (some way it comes from all the Irish in the US Army in 1846, > something about the "Green Grow".
Actually, _gringo_ was an old Spanish word for foreigners, derived from a distortion of _griego_ "Greek" -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42