[Ads-l] What is North America

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 3 23:07:33 EDT 2020


Eight states joined the USA after 1889. Cuba and the Philippines would soon
become occupied territory. Perhaps they knew what they were doing.

On Mon, Aug 3, 2020, 3:17 PM Tom Zurinskas <truespel at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I wonder what the 1889 thinking was when they said the ADS is focused on
> NORTH American dialects.  https://www.americandialect.org/   I assumed
> "American" was just USA.  Perhaps the word NORTH should be deleted.  All
> say "Si'"
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> List of North American countries, by population:
> https://bit.ly/3froKMr
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> Tom Zurinskas,  Originally from SW Conn 20 yrs,  college NE Tenn 3,  work
> SE NJ  33,  resides SE Florida 18...  truespel.com
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