Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Apr 27 16:03:51 UTC 2014

At 4/26/2014 11:55 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole wrote:

>Interestingly, both East Germany and West Germany were labeled rump
>states in Wikipedia. West Germany was substantially larger than East
>Germany. In this special case, all the successor states were called
>rump states. (I am citing Wikipedia as a imperfect proxy for popular

I suppose who's rump is in the eye of the departer.


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