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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 28 Feb 2011 2:54 pm

SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by ksl » Mon, 28 Feb 2011 2:55 pm

nakatago wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:
Wind In My Hair wrote: :lol:

Though it looked like she was wearing the pants to me :P
Har, har... you didn't like my kilt?
In before "this is not a skirt; this is kilt!"
And after har har you didn't like my kilt! She said; ........!

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Post by ksl » Mon, 28 Feb 2011 2:57 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:http://www.lurkmore.com/wiki/Headsigh
Hey Picard is that really you! :wink: :P

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Post by Wind In My Hair » Mon, 28 Feb 2011 5:58 pm

x9200 wrote:Caucasian women supposed to be hairy on the chest!
Strong Eagle wrote:That's why my wife wears pants.
You two crack me up!

Good come-back, guys.

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Post by Eau2011 » Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:35 pm

beppi wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:Caucasian is a sweeping term that encompasses a wide variety of people of European descent, just like the term Asian covers a wide variety of ethnicities in Asia. But beppi is correct... the term originally referred to a group of people in the Caucasus mountain areas.
To make matters even worse, the so-called Caucasian ethnicity didn't originate in or near the Caucasus mountains (that was a wrong assumption of early anthropologists), but in Persia (nowadays Iran). They migrated to Europe from there through Mesopotamia (now Iraq), Turkey and the Balkans, and at the same time also settled in Northern India (where related languages are spoken until today). Another word for these people, Aryan, is politically sensitive since it was abused by the Nazis for their misguided idea of German-ness.
I am not Caucasian, but Indogermanic or European. But most of all I'm member of the Human race (no complaint received so far when filling this into official forms).
Before I went to Germany, I also thought all European people are called Caucasian. :-|

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Post by nakatago » Mon, 28 Feb 2011 11:40 pm

Eau2011 wrote:
beppi wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:Caucasian is a sweeping term that encompasses a wide variety of people of European descent, just like the term Asian covers a wide variety of ethnicities in Asia. But beppi is correct... the term originally referred to a group of people in the Caucasus mountain areas.
To make matters even worse, the so-called Caucasian ethnicity didn't originate in or near the Caucasus mountains (that was a wrong assumption of early anthropologists), but in Persia (nowadays Iran). They migrated to Europe from there through Mesopotamia (now Iraq), Turkey and the Balkans, and at the same time also settled in Northern India (where related languages are spoken until today). Another word for these people, Aryan, is politically sensitive since it was abused by the Nazis for their misguided idea of German-ness.
I am not Caucasian, but Indogermanic or European. But most of all I'm member of the Human race (no complaint received so far when filling this into official forms).
Before I went to Germany, I also thought all European people are called Caucasian. :-|
Being Asian and Europeans being a different race...c'mon, guys, y'all look alike!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 28 Feb 2011 11:46 pm

Yeah, but we naturally have different colors for our hair. Well, those that have hair that is! :oops:
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 01 Mar 2011 12:11 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Yeah, but we naturally have different colors for our hair. Well, those that have hair that is! :oops:
oh yeah....http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/OnlySixFaces
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