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#8811 - 10/31/00 11:04 AM Re: For what it's worth
Loc: London, UK
One of our number started this UNofficial FACTS site, that he decided to call UNFACTS. Under his terminology, we are all FACTOIDS!
#8812 - 10/31/00 11:08 AM Political Correctness
Loc: Sussex, England
a mini-mission to have Mogambo appear on National Geographic maps
Hold your horses, bel! Just occurs to me that Mogambo could be an old name for a region now known by another name. In a similar manner to Ceylon 'becoming' Sri Lanka and Rhodesia, ummm, Zaire isn't it? And what was Yugoslavia now being officially recognised as a bunch of smaller countries.
Both Marty's reference articles are dated 1997 - may this have been the last time when it was politically acceptable to use the old name?
Just an idea.
#8813 - 10/31/00 04:25 PM Re: Political Correctness
Rhodesia is Zimbabwe. There seem to be a few web sites with Zimbabwe addresses so you could have be on the right track.
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