even my dumb nontechnical anime group gets it -- why don't we?

Joseph S. Barrera III joe@barrera.org
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 07:53:15 -0800


> > I'm American, not Canadian.
> 
> Ah, you mean you're a Yank, a resident (or possibly a citizen)
> of the United States.  Last time I looked, Canadians were Americans
> by virtue of living on the same bleedin' continent as the Yanks and
> the Mexicans.  Personally, I find perpetuation of the idea that
> 'American' solely means 'U.S.' narrow-minded and boorish.

And personally, I find perpetuation of the idea that
'American' solely means 'North American' narrow-minded and boorish.