Saturday, October 06, 2007

English 101


I am listening to the audiobook "Look Me in the Eyes" in my car right now. It is the autobiography of a man with Asperger's Syndrome. There is one part in the story where he talked about something that puzzles him. and you know what? It also puzzles me! Why is this?
Someone from N. America = American
Someone from Canada = Canadian
Someone from Mexico = Mexican
Someone from Spain = Spaniard
People from Spain = Spanish
Someone from New York = New Yorker
Someone from China = Chinese
Someone from Japan = Japanese
Someone from Portugal = Portuguese
Someone from England = English
Someone from Iowa = Iowan
Someone from Mars = Martian (LOL)

2 comments:

Tamara said...

I always knew there was something not quite right with you Iowans. ;)

Ron said...

What would a person from Bora Bora be, Bora Boran?