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#29340 - 05/24/01 03:12 PM Re: canadian flag illusion
Max Quordlepleen Offline
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And actually in Canada the word American strictly means USns, so I'm not an American, if that's what you're implying! (Or, I am as much an American as you are an Australian!)


Inudat, I was just playin' wit' ya. After all, being a resident of the Americas, you are an American by the same definition that makes a Guatamelan or an Uruguayan an American. I, on the other hand, am separated from the continent of Australia by 2000 kilometres of water, and the fact that we speak English here.


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#29341 - 05/24/01 03:24 PM Re: canadian flag illusion
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MaxQ is separated from the continent of Australia by 2000 kilometres of water

But, but, if the North Island and the South Island are the same country, why is not the West Island??

And we don't stop Bostonians from being Americans just cause *they don't speak American.


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#29342 - 05/24/01 04:00 PM Re: canadian flag illusion
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But, but, if the North Island and the South Island are the same country, why is not the West Island??

How far apart do you think the North and South Islands are? As a child I was fascinated to discover that a sizeable chunk of Te Ika a Maui lies South of the northernmost tip of Te Wai Pounamu. People swim between the North and South Islands aon a reasonably regular basis, the last being a 14 year old. I am not sure how many have swum from here to the West Island.



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#29343 - 05/25/01 08:19 AM Re: canadian flag illusion
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MaxQ asks: How far apart do you think the North and South Islands are?
Ah, but the South Island and the West Island are closer together than are Long Island (the one in New York {or Nueva York, as the natives call it}) and Catalina Island.


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#29344 - 05/25/01 10:18 AM Re: Location! Location! Location!
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And we don't stop Bostonians from being Americans just cause *they don't speak American.

Hey! If that's your attitude, don't try pahking your cah by the Havahd apahtments ...



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#29345 - 05/25/01 10:23 AM Re: Location! Location! Location!
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wow warns me: don't try pahking your cah by the Havahd apahtments

Hey, last time I pahkt my cah in Bahstn it gawt towed. I couldn't even convince them to make it my fvee AAA tow.


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#29346 - 05/25/01 10:42 AM Re: Location! Location! Location!
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wow warns me: don't try pahking your cah by the Havahd apahtments

Hey, last time I pahkt my cah in Bahstn it gawt towed. I couldn't even convince them to make it my fvee AAA tow

That's because you talk funny. They couldn't understand you!



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