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Old September 24th, 2013, 07:36 AM   #4
Filiberto Boncompagni
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Cyprus
Posts: 96

Hi Pierre,

I recently read an article on a survey by British Airways asking passengers to situate their destination on a map. Most of them failed miserably.
I distinctly remember that someone had situated an Irish airport on the coast of France. This is in the 21st century Europe, when everybody should have a compulsory education, access to every kind of information technology and so on.

In the contest of 15th or 16th century Europe, using “Circassian” for “Caucasian” makes – forgive me for the oxymoron - quite an accurate approximation, don’t you think?


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