language, people, language
ab975 at main.freenet.hamilton.on.ca
Tue Jul 18 08:35:34 MDT 1995
On Tue, 18 Jul 1995, aniello margiotta wrote:
> > Maybe you'd prefer 'sinoid'??
> I remember you that the term "asiatic" is eurocetric because originally it
> was named Asia by greeks and romans only a little part of ancient Turkey,
> like Africa was the name of actual Tunis (Ifriquia) when really Europe is an
> appendice of Asiatic continent and there is no reasonable cause, out of a
> political one, for considering it an autonomous continent.
> European doesn't exist and asiatic does't mean anything of specific.
That's right! Nello and all the english subscribers are asians too!! |>
P.S.: The reason I didn't use the perhaps less objectionable
'mongolian' (cum 'caucasian') is that mongolian is an actual nationality
-- in asia... :>
Jim Jaszewski <jjazz at freenet.hamilton.on.ca>
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