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
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).
"L'actualité régionale: c'est vous qui la vivez, c'est nous qui en vivons"
"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"
- Roots Manuva (check the fantastic album "Brand New Second Hand")