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#74 - Picture  [+] (5 replies) 06/28/2013 on Listen with your music ; so... +1
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#55 - Eh. I had this CD in my drive. Didn't really go along to any…  [+] (7 replies) 06/28/2013 on Listen with your music ; so... +1
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#14 - if canada is so great why is it in north AMERICA and not in no…  [+] (21 replies) 06/26/2013 on eggplant +107
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#58 - noblekira (06/26/2013) [-]
America you mean north Texas?
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#24 - optimussum (06/26/2013) [-]
Because America is the continent

USA is the country
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#54 - HonkIfIDriveWell (06/26/2013) [-]
Actually, there is no continent called America. There's North America, South America, and combined, the Americas. The word "America" on it's own refers solely to the U.S.A.
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#38 - HarvietheDinkle (06/26/2013) [-]
Thing is, that's only the view of the small minority that the US can't be called "America." The rest of the world recognizes the usage of the term "America" as describing the US.

If you're trying to describe the continent, "America" is not the correct usage. It's either North America, to describe the continent, or "The Americas" to describe both as a collection.

The term "America," while a colloquialism, has been around for so long and is still being used by so many people that it is effectively synonymous with the US. While not factually correct, any time a person says the word "America" you know what they're talking about. It's not as if the usage is meant to be insulting or imply dominance of the continent chain; it's simply a term that was adopted by the country because no one else used it.

TL;DR: stop complaining about the word. Or else you're going to have to nitpick at every instance where the usage of a word is slightly incorrect (including origins that stretch back hundreds of years, as this one does).
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#46 - nightlynutria (06/26/2013) [-]
It doesn't change tha fact that America is the continent, regardless of how many people relate the word to the U.S.A.

Even Mexico is in North America.

USA is NOT North America, USA is NOT even America.

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#96 - HarvietheDinkle (06/30/2013) [-]
No one said that the US is North America.

However, the continent is not called "America." It's either "The Americas" to describe the chain, or "North America" to describe the continent.

Everything else is colloquialisms. Including the use of "America" for either aforementioned purpose. And considering the fact that more people relate "America" to the US than they do to the continent, your original comment isn't correct.
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#63 - breadbasket (06/26/2013) [-]
Jesus, man. I was just messing around. No need to get your fanny flustered.
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#49 - continent (06/26/2013) [-]
Nobody claimed the USA was North America you idiot, and USA = America
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#51 - nightlynutria (06/26/2013) [-]
you're right, im sorry
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#41 - optimussum (06/26/2013) [-]
But I haven't finished nitpicking yet
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#28 - continent (06/26/2013) [-]
hey, I see you mentioned me. sounds like you're being a faggot, lemme just leave this here for you.
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#29 - optimussum (06/26/2013) [-]
I don't see what your trying to prove.

If anything, you're backing me up
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#31 - optimussum (06/26/2013) [-]
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#30 - continent (06/26/2013) [-]
we call ourselves America because we call our continent north america. so fuck off with your "America is the continent" bullshit.

and it's just another way to say United states, along with "USA" there isn't one definite only way to say it so quit being a dick.
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#35 - kevinspacey (06/26/2013) [-]
From what i've heard it pisses of Mexicans that you call yourselves Americans since there Americans as well. Doesn't really bother Canadians, although not much does other than losing hockey
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#36 - continent (06/26/2013) [-]
they're mexicans, and north americans.