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HYPHENATED AMERICANS You have the biggies like Chinese-Americans And Latino-Americans and German-Americans; And miniscule groups like Armenian-Americans Or Bosnia-and-Herzegovinan-Americans; But why do we never hear of English-Americans, Scottish-Americans or Welsh-Americans? Sound weird don’t they? Kinda unnecessary. Anyone ever heard of Canadian-Americans? Or Australian- or New Zealand- oh why? And hey, what about French-Americans? These are not hyphenated Americans They are eliminated Americans, And other groups include Old people, who are Antiquated-Americans Mothers - Unappreciated-Americans Pre-1492 Yanks are Antedated-Americans AFL-CIO are Aggregated-Americans Dwarfs are Truncated-Americans Smog-breathing residents of LA are Asphyxiated- or Hyperventilated-Americans. Thank God I’m normal, I’m just American.

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Date: 12/21/2010 1:53:00 PM
American ? But do you mean coming from South or North America, or maybe Latin America ? Point of Order!
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Date: 12/21/2010 12:46:00 PM
We're just all part of a melting pot, Syd. I rarely hear of such references except when it comes to Native Americans and African Americans. You second verse is very funny! According to the first one, I would be a German-Polish-British-Swiss-Swedish American. LOL Cut poem with original thoughts. Soup mail returned; didn't know you had used a British spelling -- that's perfectly fine. See mail. Love, Carolyn
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