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Old 04-29-2005, 06:07 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Amneris
thought the term Latin America was coined by Napoleon to empahasize that the region spoke a Romance language (Spanish, Portuguese and French are all Romance languages) as opposed to the mainly anglo roots of North America, and he knew the term Franco America would not be accepted.
He was probably right. Because when I hear Franco America my mind wanders and I start thinking about SpaghettiO's
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