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Re: Words

From:Abrigon Gusiq <abrigon@...>
Date:Monday, July 8, 2002, 18:52
Wierd how people like to use terms to seperate each other.

Gringo (some way it comes from all the Irish in the US Army in 1846,
something about the "Green Grow".

Wierd when you get people using terms that seperate groups like
Hispanics or Latins.

Italian, Spanish, Portugese, Rhatian, Romanians is a Latin. But not all
Spanish and Spanish speakers are Hispanic
Chicano seems to be a mexican, namely those with American Indian and
like blood more than European.
Ladino - Spanish (Dielect) language speakers of Jewish faith.

What else? It gets worse when Hispanic includes persons who are not
spanish by blood. Like many African-Americans, and Phillipinos. But who
speak spanish and have a spanish based culture?



Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>