etymology of chicano

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Apr 30 03:16:58 UTC 2013

On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:

> a history of changes in what they preferred to call themselves.

But, how do other Americans become aware of what "they" prefer to call
themselves? By the publication of the results of the many plebiscites, over
the years?

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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