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 Post subject: Re: gonna ask yall a serious question...
PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:09 am 
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^agree on that, but it's so much well-known and widely-accepted now that when u say America, u say US.


Sorry, not true. The term is only predominant in the US (obviously), and some English speaking countries.

As I explained earlier, in all Spanish-speaking countries the term used for US citizens is "Estadounidense", America means the continent, and American means somebody from the American continent.

Considering there are 450 million native Spanish speakers, and 360 million native English speakers, well, you do the numbers.


Again, your bias is the typical US-resident bias. You are exposed all day to US tv, movies, news, books, etc. You rarely see the real outside world. Hell, when they release foreign movies in your country, they at least dub them, and most of the time, they remake the movie in English!. In the meanwhile, the rest of the world is used to *CENSORED* subtitles, and exposed to media from all over the world. We don't have that not-made-here bias.

Regardless, it's not correct to call the country America, and therefore you shouldn't.

You go to such extents to be politically correct, to the point of creating pointless euphemisms such as "African-American", but when it comes to disregarding an entire continent, you just don't give a *CENSORED*.


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 Post subject: Re: gonna ask yall a serious question...
PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:28 am 
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well for once I'm not US citizen

and I'm saying about in English language, ofc when it comes to native language, it's different.

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The names of the continents: America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Antarctica. They are roughly the same in every language. Your argument is invalid.

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well for once I'm not US citizen

and I'm saying about in English language, ofc when it comes to native language, it's different.


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The names of the continents: America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Antarctica. They are roughly the same in every language. Your argument is invalid.

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well for once I'm not US citizen

and I'm saying about in English language, ofc when it comes to native language, it's different.

i have a feeling i've found a picture of you

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Omega and Life were taking about someone.

Life said she.

They were talking about a girl.

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How much Rohypnol is needed?

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almafuerte wrote:
The names of the continents: America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Antarctica. They are roughly the same in every language. Your argument is invalid.

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well for once I'm not US citizen

and I'm saying about in English language, ofc when it comes to native language, it's different.

try Chinese, Japanese, Korean,...

in my language, when u say "American", u say "the ppl of the USA". And if u wanna say "the ppl of the America Continent", u have to say "the ppl of the America Continent".

as well as there are lots of abbrevations, such as Afirca (which we called Phi) and Phillipines (which has the abbrevation of "Phi"), if u say "the ppl of Africa Continent", u mean "the ppl of Africa Continent". But if u say "African" then ppl will understand as "Philippinos"

so yeah, try to bring native language here is invalid.

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Omega and Life were taking about someone.

Life said she.

They were talking about a girl.

...

How much Rohypnol is needed?

ofc ponk would notice that

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You guys can barely manage to write in the English language. This is only my second language, and I feel embarrassed about your writing.

Also, you are totally incapable of having a logical conversation.

I'm out of here, go *banana* yourselves.

Please do not use foul language like that in the forums please.
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 Post subject: Re: gonna ask yall a serious question...
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US calls its self America while their are a lot of other countries on the American continents.

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You guys can barely manage to write in the English language. This is only my second language, and I feel embarrassed about your writing.

Also, you are totally incapable of having a logical conversation.

I'm out of here, go *banana*

We are a lazy people who could care less about our spelling and grammer

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bunch of noobs why are you still talking about this? i was obviously right :roll:

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