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Re: Propaganda themes
> Okay Jean,
> >It is also an American english word and a fairly modern one probably
> >brought by migrants from Mexico.
> You made me pop up MS Bookshelf, yes, I know MS stuff but. . . . Peon is
> thought to be from a Medievil Latin word, pedo, meaning foot soldier or from
> a Portugese word peao, dipthong over the "a". In Spanish it means a day
It is an old word in Sapnish but modern in English
> >Gueux is medieval so it should be translated by a british english
> >word preferably one realted to peasants rebelling against
> Gueux (gö) [Fr., = beggars] 16th-cent. Dutch revolutionary party. In 1566
> over 2,000 nobles and burghers vowed to resist Spanish repression in the
> NETHERLANDS. Called “these beggars” at the court of the Spanish regent,
> MARGARET OF PARMA, they adopted the sobriquet. The “Beggars of the Sea,”
> crews of Dutch privateers chartered in 1569 by WILLIAM THE SILENT to harass
> Spanish shipping, raised the siege of LEIDEN in 1574.
> The Concise Columbia Encyclopedia is licensed from Columbia University
> Press. Copyright © 1991 by Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
> So there!
> You might say we are of a revolutionary class rebelling against MS
> domination. Yes, I do wish Linux were easier and I hope you with a bit of
> help from many can make it so. Lead on Captain Picard!
And a revolutionnary class revolting against the aristocrats making
> Maybe a pirates flag?
It would make think we are warez.
Jean Francois Martinez
Project Independence: Linux for the Masses