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Response to JohnyCanuck (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2011, 10:59 PM

2. Me encantan los Vascos!

They're very different, the Basques. Their language comes way back from around 1200 B.C. to around 500 B.C., and they call their language, Euskera. In Euskera, I love you is: maite (love) zaitut (I, to you). (My former sister-in-law is named Maite).

They have been seeking their independence from Spain for many years because they feel different. There are theories that they are different genetically from other people in regions around them. They are so independent and their language so different, that General Francisco Franco, the dictator of Spain, forbid the speaking of Basque by punishment of even death.

Very interesting people. And now they have decriminalized the cultivation of marijuana, which is an herb. I don't smoke it, but I know it's vital for people who suffer from many illnesses, including cancer.

Good for them!

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