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    [email protected] (Maria) wrote in message news:<[email protected] world.com>...
    [q1]> http://www.dfes.gov.uk/pns/DisplayPN...n_id=2002_0030[/q1]
    [q1]>[/q1]

    [q1]> On the US version if 'Weakest Link' the other day, someone thought that the capital of Poland was[/q1]
    [q1]> Worcestershire...[/q1]

    LOL. Well it does look a *little* bit like it!

    Americans are taught their history til it comes out of their ears and it still doesn't do any good,
    mainly because they're taught that the wrong side won in 1776. :-)

    --
    "You are always a Joy" "jackkincaid" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]...
    [q1]> [email protected] (Maria) wrote in message[/q1]
    news:<[email protected] world.com>...
    [q2]> > http://www.dfes.gov.uk/pns/DisplayPN...n_id=2002_0030[/q2]
    [q2]> >[/q2]
    [q1]>[/q1]
    [q2]> > On the US version if 'Weakest Link' the other day, someone thought that the capital of Poland[/q2]
    [q2]> > was Worcestershire...[/q2]
    [q1]>[/q1]
    [q1]> LOL. Well it does look a *little* bit like it![/q1]
    [q1]>[/q1]
    [q1]> Americans are taught their history til it comes out of their ears and it still doesn't do any[/q1]
    [q1]> good, mainly because they're taught that the wrong side won in 1776. :-)[/q1]

    Nobody won in 1776! The British under General Cornwallis surrendered in 1781. The population of the
    British Colonies in North America shifted alarmingly after that defeat with practically the whole of
    Maine emigrating to Canada. Even today Maine is almost deserted. Most of the peoples of the former
    British colonies emigrated to Canada, it is estimated that the colonies had a population of four
    million in 1775, in 1790 this was down to about 1.5 million. Some victory!?

    That was careless in terms of pronoun reference. As you probably know the you was to refer to
    Britain or at least England.

    Frank Matthews

    Joseph Hutcheon wrote:

    [q1]> Frank Matthews <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]...[/q1]
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    [q2]>>Maria, I think of you as a former Danish colony.[/q2]
    [q2]>>[/q2]
    [q1]>[/q1]
    [q1]> You think of Maria as a former Danish colony? Whatever turns you on I suppose![/q1]
    [q1]>[/q1]
    [q1]> --[/q1]
    [q1]> Joe[/q1]
    [q1]>[/q1]
    [q1]>[/q1]

    Frank Matthews <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]...
    [q1]> That was careless in terms of pronoun reference. As you probably know the you was to refer to[/q1]
    [q1]> Britain or at least England.[/q1]

    Actually, I initially did a double-take and thought you really meant that you thought of Maria as a
    foreign country.

    It is interesting to learn how others perceive us. I think most nations are actually fairly
    'insular' in their view of others, and that neither the US nor the UK are better or worse than many
    others in this respect.

    --
    Joe

    "Trampus" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:<[email protected]>...
    [q1]> --[/q1]
    [q1]> "You are always a Joy" "jackkincaid" <[email protected]> wrote in message[/q1]
    [q1]> news:[email protected]...[/q1]
    [q2]> > [email protected] (Maria) wrote in message[/q2]
    [q1]> news:<[email protected] world.com>...[/q1]
    [q3]> > > http://www.dfes.gov.uk/pns/DisplayPN...n_id=2002_0030[/q3]
    [q3]> > >[/q3]
    [q1]>[/q1]
    [q3]> > > On the US version if 'Weakest Link' the other day, someone thought that the capital of Poland[/q3]
    [q3]> > > was Worcestershire...[/q3]
    [q2]> >[/q2]
    [q2]> > LOL. Well it does look a *little* bit like it![/q2]
    [q2]> >[/q2]
    [q2]> > Americans are taught their history til it comes out of their ears and it still doesn't do any[/q2]
    [q2]> > good, mainly because they're taught that the wrong side won in 1776. :-)[/q2]
    [q1]>[/q1]
    [q1]> Nobody won in 1776! The British under General Cornwallis surrendered in 1781. The population of[/q1]
    [q1]> the British Colonies in North America shifted alarmingly after that defeat with practically the[/q1]
    [q1]> whole of Maine emigrating to Canada. Even today Maine is almost deserted. Most of the peoples of[/q1]
    [q1]> the former British colonies emigrated to Canada, it is estimated that the colonies had a[/q1]
    [q1]> population of four million in 1775, in 1790 this was down to about 1.5 million. Some victory!?[/q1]

    LMAO. You people are clueless.

    This entire thread is so full of propaganda I won't even bother with rebuttals.

    Just a general YFOS and a salute will do.
 
 
 
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