genest at together.net
Tue Oct 17 04:44:32 EDT 2000
I understood the word "Gringo" to have originated from the notorious Texas
Rangers who wore long "Green coats" !
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeffrey Newman" <newman at bcinternet.net>
To: "permaculture" <permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2000 12:33 AM
Subject: Re: permaculture digest: October 11, 2000
> A minor non-pc point, Akiva:
> I understood that the term Gringo came from the song the American soldiers
sang as they
> marched. It had a chorus: "Green grow the rushes-O". Or is this just
> - Jeffrey Newman
> Subject: Re: fresh water at beach?
> From: "Akiva" <akivaw at hotmail.com>
> Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2000 17:02:49 GMT
> X-Message-Number: 6
> good info , John, thanks.
> the development is for norte americanos (some consider the term "gringo"
> inappropriate, as it originally referred to Greeks)...who seem to be
> to modify their water-use practices in alignment with optimal ecodesigns
> while on vacation. Ideally, there would be enough water for as some food
> forestry as well.
> Jeffrey Newman
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