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Submitted by bos (United Kingdom), Nov 13, 2007 at 16:47

He meant to call it something that would enable people to know where he meant Its what people called it. He did not mean an extant independent political, cultural or ethnic entity. After nearly sixty years of this debate, with such a massive change of cultural reality, I think it takes a cognitive issue to not get this simple, simple point.

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