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Re: CHAT: US ancestry [was Re: FWD [OT but interesting] Arctic

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Monday, August 19, 2002, 3:49
Thomas R. Wier scripsit:

> Right. I should have been clearer about specifying "biological > meaning". My question was why the ancestries seemed to be > grouped in terms of inclusion in one or another race, since > the ancestries listed there were not all European, but were for > the most part all Caucasians (e.g., both English and Iranian, > but not Han Chinese).
There probably aren't enough people who list themselves as both African-American and of Danish ancestry (say) to show up as even a blip. Both are a matter of self-labeling. -- John Cowan <jcowan@...> Yakka foob mog. Grug pubbawup zink wattoom gazork. Chumble spuzz. -- Calvin, giving Newton's First Law "in his own words"


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