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Old 05-13-2004, 11:21 AM
bienville bienville is offline
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Originally Posted by Paladin_005
Why do americans thinks that everything is about them?
Aw, c'mon. Just the fact that pilot is asking whether or not it is an Americanism shows that he's is not making any assumption on the matter and is interested in hearing from those who might be more broadly familiar with the topic.

He has experienced it in American, that's his starting point on the way to an answer, then he asks if it is standards elsewhere.