Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at COX.NET
Sat Mar 17 21:12:26 UTC 2012

Where and how did "American" come to mean "USaian" the exclusion of
Canadian, Mexican, Chilean, and so on?

Does the rest of the world agree that the term applies only to the 50 US
states (or, to avoid offence, the 57 states or the 60 states)?
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