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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  27/MAR/2010 2:44 PM
Assunto:  Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)
 
Mensagem: 

    Thanks you all, for sharing your views.  It´s worth noticing that the source of the excerpt was Wikipedia (maybe naively I thought it was more accurate and less biased).

    The point is, I am trying to offer an explanation as detached as possible to a question, only going to the word itself.  Hence my haste in explaining that it was not my words, but the ones from Wikipedia.

     It´s a policy of mine not let questions unanswered, so it was answered just for discussion´s  sake.  So, it may seem that I am not politically correct.   I am not, in fact, in the sense of answering tricky words and questions (it´s just to make a reading at some

threads of old, ancient ones); but not being uncivil and not being urbane.

     And thanks specially to you Dale, that is giving us such open and insightful opinions about such tricky subject, I must admit.

 

   PP.


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Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Jazz  26/MAR/2010, 7:17 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  26/MAR/2010, 8:00 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  26/MAR/2010, 8:18 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  26/MAR/2010, 9:55 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Jazz  26/MAR/2010, 11:40 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  27/MAR/2010, 10:08 AM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  27/MAR/2010, 10:10 AM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  27/MAR/2010, 1:14 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  pat  27/MAR/2010, 1:30 PM
 Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  27/MAR/2010, 2:44 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  28/MAR/2010, 1:43 AM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  28/MAR/2010, 7:27 AM
Use of Gringos coming from The Economist  –  PPAULO  28/MAR/2010, 5:25 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  pat  28/MAR/2010, 7:05 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  28/MAR/2010, 10:45 PM

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