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Re: Incorrect use of "it's" in package control files -- file mass bug?

On Sat, Sep 04, 2004 at 02:52:16PM -0700, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
> Brian Nelson wrote:
> > I hate contributing to this drivel, but this is just asinine.
> Heh.
> > On Fri, Sep 03, 2004 at 11:33:34PM -0700, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
> > > 
> > > Having been borne and raised in the US, I support and use the term
> > > ``Usian'' to refer to those from the US. American is not precise enough,
> > > as it can refer to anyone from either continent.
>                                    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ hmm!

I have never in my entire life heard the term "American" used to
describe someone from either North or South American.  "American" refers
to someone from the USA in every country I've ever visited.

Do you feel a need to use the term "Eurasian" to describe the enormous
group of people coming from Europe or Asia?  No.  That's just pointless.

> > > Yes, Canadians, Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians are all Americans.
> > > Just like how Frenchman, Germans, and Spaniards are all Europeans.
> > 
> > Complete bullshit.  Canadians and Mexicans are North Americans, and
> > Brazilians and Colombians are South Americans.  I don't know where you
> > learned geography, but North America and South America are different
> > continents.
> I learned geography in school. There is also a third ``continent''
> called Central America. It acts as a land bridge between North and
> South. At least until the Panama Canal was completed.

What the hell are you talking about?  Are you serious, or are you just
trolling?  Central America is not a continent.  It's considered part of
the North American continent in any text box I've ever seen.

> Central America includes countries such as Belize, Costa Rica, El
> Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
> I still stand by ``If you are from the Americas, you are American.''
> Period. You can claim all that you want otherwise; few will actually
> argue with you. You can also claim that the sky is blue, and few will
> argue with that. That does not make you correct[1].

Fine, then take your strange definitions that are inconsistent with the
entire rest of the world but you still think are "correct" and go
somewhere else.

Blast you and your estrogenical treachery!

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