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Autor:  pat
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Data:  06/FEV/2003 6:57 PM
Assunto:  Re: Americans
Mensagem:  Miguel, You are confused about what is being refered to. "Anglo" in this context is specific, cognate with other terms to describe ethnic groups common in the USA: Hispanic, Asian, and Black or African-American being the other main groups (In fact, "Anglo" is inaccurately used as such, but is simply meant for people of northern European ancestry). If one is trying to specify identity to one of these groups, one must use a specific term; the word "American" won't give such information, obviously. If I mean to describe someone as American, then I use that word; if I mean to describe them as Anglo, or any other group, then I say so. They are not synonymous, and it doesn't belittle anyone. I can assure you that I will not censor myself on your command.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Americans  –  Miguel Vieira  06/FEV/2003, 5:00 PM
 Re: Americans  –  pat  06/FEV/2003, 6:57 PM
Re: Americans  –  Miguel Vieira  06/FEV/2003, 8:27 PM
Re: Americans  –  pat  06/FEV/2003, 8:45 PM
Re: Americans  –  Miguel Vieira  06/FEV/2003, 9:34 PM

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