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23880, RE: African vs./or African American
Posted by mke, Sat Jun-10-00 06:51 AM
And if you
>were unfortunate to fall under
>the French territory you were
>equally pumped with the French
>rhetoric.

Concrete example: Schoolkids were taught to repeat by heart phrases of the type "Our ancestors the Gauls" (Gauls being a people living in the Roman era cf. Asterix) just like the schoolkids in France. Luckily, no-one does that today (I hope).

AIM: mke1978

"L'actualité régionale: c'est vous qui la vivez, c'est nous qui en vivons"
In English:
"Local news: you live it, we live off it"
- Jules-Edouard Moustic, 20H20

"There's no blood in my body/It's liquid soul in my veins"
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