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Re: Origin of the word "Gringo"

Posted by Ross on May 1, 2011, 11:02 pm, in reply to "Re: Origin of the word "Gringo""

Because the invading Americans spoke English. They wouldn't have understood something like Vete! or Largate de aqui! But Green go! they would. I heard it was an invasion on the east coast at Veracruz.

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