Christopher Pratt (cpratt) wrote,
Christopher Pratt
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Addenda

Countries I've looked at from across a river and/or sea: Liechtenstein, Morocco, Poland

Countries I've been to that don't exist as of 2002: Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, German Democratic Republic, the USSR

Little known fact that's only extremely tangentially related: the word used for indigenous New Caledonians is in fact a European insult imported by the French, which is still used in Germany as a slur for foreigners (F Kanak, G Kanaker); it's been appropriated by the Kanaky thesemves as the 'correct' word for their nation, of all things
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