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Re: Third World Man
On Mon, 21 Aug 1995, Peter Trei wrote:
> First world: Western (and Westernized) nations
> Second world: Communist bloc
> Third world: The rest, mostly poor nations.
That's pretty much how I learned it in school, back in the 60s. Mind
you, "third world" wasn't an insult then.
I also heard another version: 1st world was Europe/Asia (cuz they were
there first), 2nd world was America (they got discovered later), and 3rd
was everybody else.
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