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« Reply #45 on: October 23, 2013, 03:09:48 PM »

Hmmm, something seems to be missing, I just can't place it...  laugh

You are American. No surprise Tongue
European History would probably be quite a bit more mundane if that map were true.  Wink
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« Reply #46 on: October 23, 2013, 03:19:50 PM »

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« Reply #48 on: October 28, 2013, 01:15:26 AM »

ahhhh what a great europe this was:



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« Reply #49 on: October 28, 2013, 07:50:55 AM »

With the Ottoman Empire systemically taking over Europe?  Huh
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« Reply #50 on: October 28, 2013, 09:29:33 AM »

ahhhh what a great europe this was:

LOL at this map. "small states"
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« Reply #51 on: October 28, 2013, 09:38:30 AM »

What was great about it?
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« Reply #52 on: October 28, 2013, 09:53:33 AM »

They see me Carto, they graphein:

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« Reply #53 on: October 29, 2013, 01:16:34 AM »

What was great about it?

no poland Wink
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« Reply #55 on: October 29, 2013, 02:34:16 PM »

maps!

Wow that's a cool name map, and look and behold in the final years Wisdom has come to America!

i wonder what it will be replaced by....
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« Reply #57 on: November 26, 2013, 02:52:37 PM »

religion in Wetern Berlarus, 1864





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« Reply #59 on: November 26, 2013, 03:07:10 PM »

We grow more raspberries we can eat.
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« Reply #62 on: December 03, 2013, 01:55:08 AM »

Louisiana Purchase... selling your birthright for a bowl of soup?
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« Reply #63 on: December 03, 2013, 02:14:20 AM »

Louisiana Purchase... selling your birthright for a bowl of soup?

I am sure Napoleon could have used the money for his wars Smiley
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« Reply #64 on: December 03, 2013, 08:22:02 AM »

Tennessee is still pretty much "Unorganized Territory". Smiley  I love Tennessee, especially the eastern part.
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« Reply #68 on: December 10, 2013, 11:44:29 PM »


Uh, I notice that Belarus is a little bigger there, Michal.
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« Reply #69 on: December 11, 2013, 12:41:08 AM »


I didn't realize that Ohio had so few trees.  Yet another reason to dislike them.
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Uh, I notice that Belarus is a little bigger there, Michal.

Belarus strong!


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« Reply #71 on: December 14, 2013, 05:18:50 AM »

Hey are you live in poland but are not a pole, what are you?
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« Reply #72 on: December 20, 2013, 07:16:28 AM »

Belarus and Ireland

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« Reply #73 on: December 20, 2013, 07:38:53 AM »

What was great about it?

8 states or so. Easy for Americans to comprehend.
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« Reply #75 on: December 20, 2013, 10:35:07 AM »

Belarus and Ireland



Interesting yet understandable that most are the language of neighboring countries.  (Next most often, as you point out, the minority for which the state has been named.) 

On the point of Switzerland, German is supposedly the majority language, but I had a friend from Brunswick who worked there and said that whoever said that the Swiss spoke German was lying.   Tongue
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« Reply #76 on: December 20, 2013, 10:36:39 AM »

(Next most often, as you point out, the minority for which the state has been named.) 

Not really that way.
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« Reply #77 on: December 20, 2013, 11:56:28 AM »

(Next most often, as you point out, the minority for which the state has been named.) 

Not really that way.

Yeah, I count at least 8 other indigenous languages that the country wasn't named for. Welsh, Sami, Mirandese, Frisian, Sicilian, Tatar, Lezgi, and Catalan.
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« Reply #78 on: December 20, 2013, 11:59:29 AM »

Belarus and Ireland

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I laughed when I saw Austria.
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« Reply #79 on: December 20, 2013, 12:09:18 PM »

(Next most often, as you point out, the minority for which the state has been named.) 

Not really that way.

Yeah, I count at least 8 other indigenous languages that the country wasn't named for. Welsh, Sami, Mirandese, Frisian, Sicilian, Tatar, Lezgi, and Catalan.

I stopped counting after Ireland.  Thus, my number is correct.  (I started counting from top right going clockwise.)
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(Next most often, as you point out, the minority for which the state has been named.) 

Not really that way.

Yeah, I count at least 8 other indigenous languages that the country wasn't named for. Welsh, Sami, Mirandese, Frisian, Sicilian, Tatar, Lezgi, and Catalan.

I stopped counting after Ireland.  Thus, my number is correct.  (I started counting from top right going clockwise.)

All countries but Ireland and Belarus has main nation's languages as main languages.
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« Reply #81 on: December 20, 2013, 12:55:33 PM »

Do we have a map of where Jesus or His family went? Egypt, Sidon (Lebanon), modern Jordan and the Golan Heights?
(not to mention India and Britain)
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Do we have a map of where Jesus or His family went? Egypt, Sidon (Lebanon), modern Jordan and the Golan Heights?
(not to mention India and Britain)

Utah and Japan and Greece and India.
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« Reply #83 on: December 20, 2013, 01:06:17 PM »

I was surprised how common Hungarian is in Romania and Slovakia. And I was surprised to see that Romani, the gypsy language, is the number two language in Hungary!

Also, should Tatar (Mongolian) be considered "Turkic"? I would have expected it to be east Asian. Also, the Huns came from Mongolia too. I would have expected them to be East Asian too.
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« Reply #84 on: December 20, 2013, 01:10:26 PM »

There is no language family as "East Asian".
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« Reply #85 on: December 20, 2013, 01:13:25 PM »





My guess is that they were just drilling one of the sink holes that are found on the island but it was not really a special burial place or anything.

There are lots of stories, like it could be from the Crusaders and hence the cross, or that it could be from pirates.
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« Reply #86 on: December 20, 2013, 01:15:18 PM »

There is no language family as "East Asian".
"This book defines the Chinese language both as a member of an East Asian language family and as a broad term covering quite distinct variations in speech..."
Chinese, by Oliver Moore, 2000
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« Reply #87 on: December 20, 2013, 01:38:35 PM »

I was surprised how common Hungarian is in Romania and Slovakia. And I was surprised to see that Romani, the gypsy language, is the number two language in Hungary!

There's a fairly sizable hungarian enclave in the center of Romania, as well as other populations along the border.



Also, should Tatar (Mongolian) be considered "Turkic"? I would have expected it to be east Asian. Also, the Huns came from Mongolia too. I would have expected them to be East Asian too.

Tatar was probably originally a Mongolian tribal name but it has since been identified with the group of Kypchak-Turkic tribes that was dominant after Genghis Khan's death.
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« Reply #88 on: December 21, 2013, 04:53:03 AM »

There is no language family as "East Asian".

what is your ethnicity/ nationality which you hold to!
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