Mudcat Café message #251828 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #22936   Message #251828
Posted By: Bob Bolton
04-Jul-00 - 06:17 PM
Thread Name: BS: Happy Holidays, Colonials!!
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Holidays, Colonials!!
G'day all,

I'm glad to see the thread creep away from the question of who can lay claim to the name 'American'. It seems such an appropriate term - being the gratuitous appropriation of Columbus's discovery by a map maker who stayed at home and lived off other people's work.

Regard(les)s,

Bob Bolton