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Old 01-05-2008, 08:44 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by DarthDingDong
This is like asking how America became America...

Or how Britain became Britain...

Just sounds cool!

Britain is named for the tribes(Britons)at the time of the Romans

America was named for the explorer who originaly thought America was not Asia (Amerigo Vespucci). A map maker who believed Amerigo was so impressed, he wrote the name on his map.
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