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This post was edited by youknowhat at 2013-2-9 10:32
raton Post time: 2013-2-9 10:16
the american soldier were wearing at that time  a green uniform at the invasion to Mexico, the Mex ...

that makes sense  
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Folk etymology:It has been said that *gringo originated in Mexico during the Mexican-American war because Americans would sing the song "Green Grow the Lilies." As the word originated in Spain long before there was a Spanish-speaking Mexico, there is no truth to this urban legend. In fact, at one time, the word in Spain was often used to refer specifically to the Irish. And according to a 1787 dictionary, it often referred to someone who spoke Spanish poorly.
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raton Post time: 2013-2-9 10:38
Moreover, even then, they were called ‘gringos hijos de putas’ = mother fu*kers  gringos. Genera ...

i heard that alot in my ghettotown  
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1584austin Post time: 2013-2-8 16:27
that's good what is your English name that is 'not actually English'

It's Glyn, which is Welsh.

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youknowhat Post time: 2013-2-10 01:22
many parked cars already buried by the city sanitary department snow plower trucks this early morn ...

You guys got lucky, could have been a lot worse.

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youknowhat Post time: 2013-2-10 01:25
we have a nasty term for laowai/gweilo in my native tongue vietnamese...so filthy that i wouldnt u ...

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querist Post time: 2013-2-10 03:13
It's Glyn, which is Welsh.

Yes I know

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