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Irish FAQ: Basics [1/10]
Section - 11) What about Irish-Americans?

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	What about them?

	But seriously, "Irish-Americans" are a topic of heated debate,
	repeated misunderstandings and a flame war permanently threatening
	to break out as soon a newcomer says something inapposite on
	soc.culture.irish.

	To summarise the problem, some Irish people don't like it
	when Americans refer to themselves as Irish or act in a way
	that implies (or seems to imply) that they are "really" Irish.

	There's not much that can be usefully said about this problem
	except perhaps that people should keep an open mind and try not
	to apply preconceptions based on words on a screen.  The word
	"Irish" can be specific, referring to nationality or it can be
	vague, referring to ethnic background or "identity".  There's a
	whole range of meaning, which may not be immediately obvious.




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Top Document: Irish FAQ: Basics [1/10]
Previous Document: 10) I'm a bit confused by all the names. Please explain.
Next Document: 12) Why is there a conflict in the North?

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