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Who Gets to Name Continents?

2016-03-22 | 🔗

America is named after Amerigo Vespucci, right? Maybe not. And who named Australia? Find out the unusually uncertain origins of the continents and other interesting stuff in this episode.

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in North America. That's right chuck according to some the courtyard actually getting everybody, not everybody! Oh yeah, yeah we'll get to it. Ok, we don't spoil it. Basically the fact that the public has a right. How ready with this is, as I said, about geography, and if this kind of thing for you both I strongly suggest you go look at how much work her red. Listen to that there was a good one that was rubber. We found that, like people, other people see the work, the math, but I doubt sure you know there is all the
then how you look at it agreed and that actually kind of comes into play, not just with how you look at a map and say: oh I'm, on top and you're on bottom. So, therefore, you must be developing bright. Naming continents is a kind of it or what we humans are kind of being on names. I guess yeah they were begun location through begun, identifying with were from with where we live, that kind of stuff. It's a whole in group out with the Vienna, yeah and boy. I have to say for a short issue by gas, which this is gonna, be some of your longest one I was taken every not yet. I have to say that I learned more in this than ten barbie Pike. S. Intention barbie by gas actually does not dwell on the lot now into about, but this is just loaded with interesting stuff, because I am not the biggest geography buff for someone who is a man,
arab maps, Buff yeah, would like America's further artistry right. Oh just ordered a great new map. I wish I could remember the guy's name, but it was read article on this super detailed, also map. In the United States I spent years and years right. Draw lobbying that Arby's all over the country. No worries about that with the creator other to swallow, your nose, you don't really need it always know yet dislike smell the horses ass. I love that staff other resources by far the superior of the two wealth. I think you get mixed let's forget not always- are more of a beef in cheddar chatter mix. Yes, army sauce, it's delicious, then their horses, although a monkey with worth a thousand men, had Arby's in forever It highlights the delicious that have affairs gatling roast beef sandwiches, so good writer, any
Whether this amazing map and dumb it hasn't arrived, I can't wait for you to get your the it's gonna. Actually, I'm gonna frame this one, I think. Ok, you have all your maps framed now, though, like a huge huge wing of your Scientists have every few have right framed on the wall. You, like I'm, saying you see a pattern here. That would mean that have a huge room to my house all to myself and that's not true. Unfortunately, not a swing hammered out two years build another room.
Chuck room. I wish my friend so Chuck we're talking about continents in their names and all that stuff right. Yes, it turns out that when you think about the continent's names, some seem Canna homer wherever there is actually some really great stories behind these things agreed and we should polystyrene at the very beginning way back way way back and nineteen forty eight even further back than that nineteen twenty two hundred million years ago, if you looked at the planet earth You would have seen that there were a bunch of different continents. There is actually wine huge continent that warhead man and had enormous like for arms yeah, they pangaea there. What stood nation and there was one ocean. In the name of that ocean was Panther, Lhasa, yeah. It wasn't all divided up. It was his one big chunk of land and surrounded by
massive ocean right and then as well see later. This brought prominent theory runaway right. We don't No one was around back than to a million years ago, be like note to two thousand sixteen right. This is the way things are land wise around here. You know in the dispute. This theory actually was we ve talked about before it had been in the earthquakes episode. This guy was awesome, Alfred, regular their backing. I think nineteen fifteen he published his theory on continental drift, yet pretty amazing. The theory well there's some reasons behind it, but the theory is that you, another earth is made up these plates Viewless Europe volcanoes earthquake episodes. We talk a lot about that and overtime. These things, cracked apart and shifted in drifted, and we now have many continents right by beds.
What people thought for a very long time like I guess I just took for granted that the continent, where the way they were but Alfred Regner for While he noticed on a map like well, it looks like you could really talk. Africa, EAST and West Africa into the eastern part of South America really nicely yeah and in fact the more I look at it. The whole thing looks like a puzzle that kind of fits together yeah, if you, if you have a brain, so that's where he got his idea first and then started setting about proving it air supporting coming up with evidence that UNESCO and am one of the things he looked at was coal seems along of these puzzle pieces and found that they were composed of basically the same stuff. Yet like coal in Pennsylvania. Deposits in Pennsylvania were
Similarly, the same to those in Poland and Germany and Great Britain year, which shouldn't happen, because what coal is basically compressed. Former organisms decaying matter right, and so you would think that these different organisms would have evolved differently on different continents if they weren't together in the fact that they were the same in comparing decomposed in about the same amounts suggest that they were all part of the same landmass at one point pretty neat, and then he also found fossils on different continents. That really shouldn't have been the same year saw play at fossils in said, wait a minute I find in the suffering in places that are widely different from one another rest fossils. So maybe again that links to my theory or how about this mountain range, the Appalachian mountains very similar to the ATLAS Mountains of Morocco. May was all one big, mountainous mass at one point, and it turns out, they probably were tried.
What was the name of that mountain range in Europe of these central Pangaea mountains, which barely form through the collision of the super countenance of gun. Wanna an orchestra. Yet because then we were also in addition to this house. The forts article you found a great article by tee, a ghost who writes for life, science and rights and pretty great status, is really good and goes is basically just broke it all out like how Pansy formed weapons you broke into a really interesting article, yen, concise alike articles it. It's not fluff. You know right just like packed with tax get your right at the beginning. Ok, I love and don't let up don't start to have enough, so any article they talk about the year. The process that spend a few
hundred million years with a continent call but Laurentian at the great continent in parliament, which includes part of North America and some other micro continents. It formed eventually your America, that's not bad, is something craft were down? Oh it does totally your America crashes into Gondwana, which I mentioned before am I gonna? Do I'm just gonna currency libraries, these pre current continent, continent names, three white, dude name right? I guess so, but I think they were name by white through its probably. More creative lighted and Gondwana included Africa, Australia, South America in Indian Sub continent yeah. So like all these, it's so hilarious that all these than this ideas of nationalism and all this man. If you just come back hundred million years ago to be won, T be neighbours, it that's all despite nuptial directly, and it's actually a thing there. We we talked about in the maps ever so too is like.
When you draw map you're you're, making a political statement, it's just there such a sense of otherness and togetherness based on geographical distribution. Yet its it is it's it's interesting. It says a lot about this psyche year. We should do a pike ass one day on the human family tree Yazzi Super interesting near so getting back to forgotten it a couple hundred million years ago, Gondwana split off from or Asia that's going to fit years later, Gondwana broke up and then they had an sixty
in yours ago, North America split off from Eurasia, and these are all the prominent theories again while they follow the the continental drift theory. Yet- and I mean it's not like there dislike say, will say: the Indian Sub continent broke off shore from this continent outside now that they have gone through and done. The geological comparisons seen like when this basically match that that and that the cap, with its pretty astounding, made it a lose out if you have the enough patients, yeah and brains here so interesting later, the little bit the article about a climate in what it might have been like back then, and maybe interior of this large supercontinent was completely dry cause. It was surrounded by mountains, maybe parts of what is now North America used to be like the Amazon Rainforest like a super lush jungle right would be chemical near by
If you want to go into the interior, when you cross the what was it the central Lamb, the Central Pangaea Mountains, yeah, like you're, just you. Apparently there is a ring of mountains that ran around the middle of the whole Pangaea in the Interior and on it just pretty strange shadows that kept rain out from the interior of the continent. So it a just totally era desert legal. It is cold and of course, this is an over. They point out. The article that things are still changing Australia's is creeping up on Asia, yeah very slowly, of course, Critical and harsh part of Eastern Africa is just trying to get out of the rest of Africa, yet Eastern Africa say and so on, I'm gonna find my own men seek my unfortunate adventure. Of course this is over the course of hundreds of millions.
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That is the view of continental drifting. The whole idea is that there is a layer of magma here and then, on top of it are the continental plates in their constantly shifting and move again, albeit very slowly, and when they do, they expose a fisher, and you got a volcanic activity or to play Light up against one another once of ducks below the other one, and you have earthquakes, so does a lot of evidence that continental drift is real and how things like hollow earth are probably not correct. Probably every
noticed every time we do any kind of geography, especially imagine plate, tectonics, the the hollow worth people come out of the woodwork and sentenced emails and comments, and your mother there there there, like a heifer, just concert people they like really active in the comet sexier fruit photo and the gang. In a way this middle or indifferent in panacea we should mention, is a Greek for all lands or all earth. So that's a great name for the original supercontinent Ryan. Panther losses all ocean, the ocean that surrounded in pantyhose woods considered a true continent. We should say, is concerned I'm up later, but a true continent is a landmass surrounded by ocean. I all sites, I'm looking at you, Asia and Europe nearer in fact, part of. Actually, I think you said this idea, didn't you yeah what they did.
Waiting for the show was from you, but not too long ago, I was, I think, Emily asked me. She was like what is Russia is that part of it Asian or as a european as I go now Asia, let's go, look well depends part of a really well yeah part of it then seem a turkey is split, and you know some by then, if I, with Europe's on people involved Asia. Well, that's why the term Eurasia. Well now I got, then I got it from this article, but I didn't know that, like Russia itself was split, you know what it s like. I could see like am cosmic stand or something being way straddling the sides, but I didn't realize, like Russia itself was split on that's pretty interesting. Maybe some Russians already and tell us how you at the end of our here, are you eurasian, asian European, which one
yeah, because, obviously a lot of these lines are drawn culturally break as their mountain ranges that that separated the that's. Not it I mean it's a geographical borders, but it is not, and when you speaking incontinence, it's not incontinence right. She would tell him Jerry's bad joke. Yes, before we started check, Jerry said, I guess we're technically all incontinent- and I said no technically were all on continent, and then she said or within continent, in none of the three. Things that we said were funny. That's something's happened, ordered yeah, that's why we know releases stuff beforehand is usually much better than that. So, let's get down to this check very suck about naming continents are currently with continents. If you are permanently involved. With this discovery, he typically get some sort of naming rights.
Yeah, and a lot of these are very just conjecture goes It may be, who name these and who didn't one big. An adoption is Antarctica right because its new fish, it's like PLUTO yeah. As far as when people discovered it, In fact you can go to the New York Times, and read in nineteen o four about the naming of Antarctica, if you're so inclined to be bored, here now. I love those old articles. I, like a lot of until I remember the subway accident, where people got shot out of the subway tunnel that was being dog yeah. That was an interesting article. This one is its ban. Did you read? It noticed this? while a man named Sir John Murray was a great explore in ocean augur for he was part of the famous h M S challenger expedition, which, for my money is the greatest of all ocean going exe.
Patients. The challenger yet may have sixty nine thousand nautical miles. Why unbelievable? If you look at a map of the that this thing the route, it was just its staggering, you have a map of it. I don't own one, but I look today. Ok, it's pretty me and I never knew a domestic forge another, her majesty's ship. I never knew that. I would just like a html there's another one that I am ass and what is the? U S? S is United States ship. I don't know. I never thought about that either. Probably probably. Someone from the Navy can maybe point us in the right direction. So I anyway John Murray, even though the expedition, the challenger expedition, did not the kind of buzzed an article, They didn't actually see the land, but the came close, but he will or go onto. I do like actually go to Antarctica Caspian Sea like then, how did he do
think about it. I guess his interest was PETE. He saw icebergs stuff he's out, and I'm coming back here is this place, is cold he's come come in for your thorough into Euro so in nineteen o four. He actually is able to name. It is a combination of at opposite in Arctic. The North pole says the opposite of the North pole, southpaw pretty need in which one has penguins, and so the ant article has penguins in the North pole doesn't in their right.
But that's like that's the case. Right isn't one have one and the other one doesn't know we got a lot of email. Three did I don't know I'm doing this again tighter. I mean what this fuckin car barrier to my nipple it'll get this guy. I got you are now and yet so, let's talk about America because it is really something check. This may be played in geography classes and like middle school and stuff. So if that's the case, I wanna go home. Apologized middle school said. I hear me say that that's ok, don't try that at home that idea it is a matter of what greater in your house how long out of school you're agreed so
Erika the name. America. If you went to took civics class or geography and elementary school in high school, you probably got the story that America Vespuccia was I in it was named after him european explore yet think I has been slandered maligned me. Worse than Columbus. Even yet, apparently he had allowed arrivals back in ITALY. And they work very hard to sully his name, and it was quite effective over the centuries. Point where there is a big almost they ever revival in in hatred for America, Vespuccia
interest in a lot of really arm inaccurate ideas were were revive based on propaganda, a contemporary propaganda against him. So so, what's the idea that he ripped off Columbus? Well, that's not. It depends on your definition of ripped off, although I dont have the impression that he ever said, I discovered America. He said Columbus, discovered America, but the distinction between Vespucci in Colombia is that Columbus didn't realize jet. He hadn't hit already decided that he hadn't hit undiscovered previously undiscovered by european land right
right. He thought that he had just found another round of the West Indies, apparently until he died. This beauty was the one to say no Europeans ever seen this before. I please those great wasn't like it, and so he is the one who supposedly this continent was named after because he was the one to recognise it as. Previously uncharted land yeah in its on record in fifteen o seven cartographer, a german cartographer name, Martine Votes, a Mueller are two favorite accents yet italian in Germany to the only two. You can still do these data you're, taking a desperate sure. He very famously made a map, those a big effort in France in the fifteen hundred to really bring
That that the modern map into the forefront and like these old maps like these are made by budget dummies, he didn't know anything. So, let's really, Spanner geographic knowledge and oh yeah, this is like Mercator started working yeah. So this this would cut map that votes Mueller made was the first to depict a separate western hemisphere, the first to show the Pacific Ocean as a separate thing. This guy who's here is a gift that sea monster offer their ugly, the c Mon just for fun, but he is an Easter egg. Then there was one of these maps. There is one of these maps still existing in the two thousand three. The library of Congress bought it with donation from discovery channel
I was there. I barely nice for ten million bucks. It was in a castle for three hundred and fifty years in southern Germany there like. Why was by it and display it. I wrote about a guy who have found an original copy of the declaration of independence, folded up behind a painting that he bought at a yard, sale Geller that four dollars amazing. I think he saw the fur like a few million and the normal mailer body for like a million while but yeah somebody just founded the debt. I guess in much the same way that amazing here I got nothing to my attic. Even looked oh, you did what you don't know, but I guess you do some old doors towards can be worth thirty. Forty bucks yeah the door from the early nineteen thirty year. People love those things. Are you crazy for, I think, need, but out you Norman. It's like a statue of now I got,
something like prohibition, arab money, near my housing, Rogersville, nineteen, thirty prohibition yeah. I guess so. Example: booze I'd be delicious. So the the reason this map, a significant by about Mueller, is that it says America like North South America are designated America by this map, and this is method is in question- was from When was it fifteen us over fifteen o seven and somebody said: hey: buddy why'd, you call it America, he said I did it in honour of America Vespuccia.
So the first guy you really uses the word. America is on record apparently saying he named America after America. Speeches here by a lot of people said: that's why it's a historical fallacy, an accurate right wonder, went so far as to say that America of his speech, he actually changed his name after America was named and that his real name was the Giovanni, discouraging now Alberto this beauty that he changes into a merry go from Albert ago, two conveniently aligned with the naming of America right arm. But apparently this is this again. This is contemporary stuff. People said, if you change your name, you big liar right and then in, like the nineteen seventies, I think some historian revived it like that was the idea, but
but he also back and apparently founders baptismal certificate that listen as America Vespucci. The thing is: is that still doesn't mean that America was named after Vespucci Chatrooms There is a long tradition among cartographer that had already established by the time America was discovered. To name new lands, if your naming it after an explorer, you name it after the explorers lasting. If you want to name it after royalty, you name it after the royalties first names to think about it. Georgia, yea Virginia and then Columbus, sure or Hudson egg. The explorers last name royalties first, is how you named states. So they would have name America, this beauty, land, the United States, a dispute exactly rather than America that great. But if this I named after dispute, then, where did America come from? Well there are some theories.
That it was named after the Ameriky Merrick Ameriky. My inward! Actually, yes, mountain in Nicaragua, This is where my money goes. You think so so people think that Columbus invests beauty both went to these mountains. After American EVA said: hey, there's golden them, Dar Hills, which of course, is really all they wanted anyway, while that's not true, they wanted to discover new lands, but hopefully new lands with gold right and people. You could subjugate DEC so that they went there and then it was named after those mountains, not bad in did you say both Columbus am disputing supposedly travelled to these mountains death. They wanted to go right. So that's a pretty good reason to call it that, and it when you combine that with the evidence that a cartographer likely would have named this future,
rather than America Margaux. It's entirely possible that America's actually named after a indigenous mine word for some mountains. They think it means place of wind in mine interest, yet another theory in this one. I don't think he's very only holds water, but those British Royal, Rep Name Richard a merry Emmy are I k, e and supposedly explorer. John Cabot became the first. Well, this isn't suppose it in fourteen ninety seven. He definitely became the first to sail under the british
add to the new world, and apparently he got back. He got a big guy. What of cash from American? He is like hey and got a name, the country in cotton and after urine, but that this really nothing to substantiate the right and they have a retired, make some pretty decent border area for him. I think so. Surely it's him still. Maybe many several Here's the Arctic are breaking a year was breaking them all. I talk about our favorite continent, Australia, here's the thing saving money with Geico was almost better than playing pick up basketball, because there's always that guy who joined your game. He never passes the rock he constantly bricks theories and who completely you and then put his hands up and say no foul, no foul with Geico, it's easy to swim
save on car insurance. No, need fake, an ankle sprain because you're absolutely exhausted so which in save with it's almost better than sports, throwing everybody or food, weakens the Australia. That's what looks Luther Jean Eichmann is worth what sleuth or wanted in Superman. He wanted Australia through, Superman. Two year member, like Google, it a three ha three, Terence Terran, Sir,
area the gang there came down and he likes Luther's working with them in their illegal. What do you want returned right for delivering Superman? He said Australia, an arm of the hackers. Great I thought is the beginning of a movie with Robin Volumes and Walter Math I'll run. Williams was like a baby at the time, but they foil a robbery and like become heroes of the enemy there. They gotta, like survivalist, campers yeah, survivors, think so so your first hematoma another movie, but I was like man there's no one. No one on the planet, for math out now may anywhere like. I was also known as like. I can't imagine Robin Williams, Walter Math are working together and then did they do like me gone, the Hudson there was no one and one on one. I think I'm a thousand that one I was it I thought he was maybe was. I could be wrong.
They never saw. Those early Robin Williams movies are greatly wearing the garb. I never saw that those by the guy you did say to her yet unnerving here he's pretty great, but then it made me think about catch trip. You murmur movie with their own Walter math. I didn't see it as a good. Yes, it was so good, I'm I haven't seen it in decades, but I guarantee it still holds the math on accruing. Yeah ones like a con man, pretending to be crazy and the other one actually is crazy. Who is who is the only person who can sense that this guy's a con man? You know I've never been the honey. I'm sorry he's a con man pretending to not be crazy. Ok, let makes more sense its great I've never been the huge stand, agro guy. He definitely is
DNA Code Dan aggravated allowing dislike him, but Walter methods providing a nice slow burning distraction over here. If you dont like them a great deal still, I catch the boy. The couple method Women do not ever saw their original, so good right. It's called movie sidebar with Josh and check that started with Jean Hackmen. We didn't talk about him. I loved him. He needs to unread. Tyre is what I'm saying seriously. I go. Make another movie here: you're Swan song: the threats are right. We own Eugene Hackmen Australia, which is what Jean Hagman is like Luther wanted. It is a bit of a mess, to most people will point to Matthew, Flanders in eighteen, oh two as the namer, because he was the first to circumnavigate it and create that map and australis mean southern, so it makes right, yeah back it back in the day, the cartographer
Are you aware of Australia before Matthew, Flanders circumnavigate it, but they called it. The terror australis, which is the southern land Matthew? Flanders, is like I like the sound of Australia more, it's more pleasing that european law is how it was put. The thing is in for a very long time: that's how Australia was named as far as anyone whose concern, but then Austria's National library discovered in a way older map from before eighteen or two from fifteen forty five year from a german astronomer name, Syria oh yeah, fuck up soon, Barth, that's a great name, great name, not at all German. If he asks me, except for the accord thing, some viruses, but that's ciriaco, definitely doesn't look german now, but yeah fifteen. Forty five, that's like way way, but yeah and apparently there's maps that are even slightly older than that around one might have been produced by Mercator himself. That also referred:
you, the area around Australia's Australia, something so not? Everyone was referring to it exclusively as the terror Australis, ok, but it is probable that the Syriac Go Yakov Zoom Barth as anyone who first label they Australia. We should do a pike s on the history of Australia. Sure super interesting, storing, Hugh Jackman, for there were two part by the way when I mention he Jackman is Pity Barnum. Ok, he is in fact playing pity Barnum in an upcoming musical version movie, but railway oath, didn't know or I'd, subliminally new, ok, but I did overtly now? I thought, later on after I found out that you just messing with me, then said: well, I apologize for assuming the toy
I didn't know- or maybe I had read that and forgot her jetting, because he said it like three time or maybe I should get into cast. If you didn't know them hats off to you, because that was press. So now its move on to only some of the suggestions we gotta- oh for pity, Barnum yeah, I think of my favorite, always Jonesy Riley heaving Jonesy, Jerry being repeated but he could totally do yes, our wine, as someone said Tom Hearty who, like he'd, be great and anything but he's in everything right right now, hot right now and then someone said, call Meaney, who is sort of like the names like another name? Who is it that he's like the English Chauncey Reilly? sort of looks like a breeze older. There are. You may be irish,
yeah, he's alder, yeah yeah. I know who he is. The kind of like a bit call mean he's, got a little more deference to little moors wildness. Maybe, while there's nothin about John, you have sort of have you see? We need to talk about Kevin, how you'll love it? The million the sleeper with John C Riley until this written about there were a kid who is bad kid until the sweat intending to deal with it. Interesting, really great move its own netflix right now that love jaunty, rightly so- that he's kind of a prop. In the background for this, it's mostly the threatened and should, like forgetting my hat. He knows. Ok, there's no way he play that role and does it now. I never knew we could talk so much about movies in this one. I didn't see that someone. So let's talk about the other continents, Africa, Asia and Europe. Basically, what
boil down to with the rest of these. Is there were likely named by sailors who had to call them something you're, probably em, and the like. Africa has a few different contenders that are pretty good There's a the african people who were in the northern part of Africa, the their Berber tribe, yeah, not a bad source, yet make sense, and then apparently a prick in Greek or a preacher and latin mean sunny right yeah thanks, it's too, and then there's soap hoop. Who knows the point is that there is no documentation for win. Africa was first named and it is most likely Africa, Europe and Asia were named by seafaring folks who were like we're going this place? and they needed a name for this place of their families
know where they were to go. Look for him fitting come back here, and so they came up with names like Europe and Asia, yeah phoenician sailors, its believe they may have used their proximity to the sun, because Asia might come from a see. You a queue for sunrise or east, and Europe, which is, of course West. Here, too, the sunset: if you're standing in the EAST right e r, E B Arab, which means sunset or west. That's the venetian word right. So it's possible finnish and sailors named Asia and Europe there's other ones too, like Europa, the greek mythological. Figure right and then Asia could have been named. After a ruler named obvious, a Trojan ruler. Yeah. I think. That's it! That's it.
Thing about things words like no one knows you're like that's, not right, yeah, you return, you read theories and need some makes sense to you in some. Don't like that. That's why I don't think math never appealed to me and why does appeal to math fan? as its rules apply like there is a right and a erasure, I'm much more prone to be like to think about something and have theories. Well, you know they say you read a lot of fiction right yeah. They say that people who read fiction are much more open to ambiguous
resolutions are non resolution, lacking closure and because you so frequently get that from fiction. Leisurely question, though it is further, you attracted a fiction because right that usually has resolutions like there have you been trained to accept resolutions like that from appreciating fiction, while back to movies one of my favorite things which really bothers alot of people or movies with ambiguous endings. If it is done right, I think it's one of the cruellest things you can do in a movie. Is it not wrap it up in a little bow and can leave the end with a decision like sure? What's Goin on here. Personally, I let him for a sequel. Well, maybe about math majors hate that, though another think about here and now and then finally, some people still depending on where you are in the world that recognise all the continents now in this actually make sense to me, because we said earlier continent is, body of land surrounded on all sides by a body of water right,
We ask that a lot of confidence that we recognise over here in the west, his countenance ain't continent. There incontinence so, according to some parts of the world, North American, South America, that's just America yeah, and then Europe and Asia, just Eurasia yeah, that's it! I've got a great pavement t shirt that has north.
Erika on it, and it says Canada and then Mexico and in the middle of his pavement- and I get a lot of compliments on it and I think it's from people thinking I'm making a statement like the United States is just a bunch of pavement and like Canada, Mexico ignored when in fact is just the banned or maybe they're all this payment. Vance me about it. I can't tell you: can ever tubby saith, that's a young facebook friends with the Bob understandable from payment you didn't attractive, because we had some mutual friends. Your mom said that you have to be friends of film Facebook. It's pretty great. The election insight into these, like people are revere, sure he's back horse racing guy, oh yeah, yeah. He likes upon his senior.
I don't like going to the track necessarily, but I like the big three other girls trackways time around here. If we don't and bring it on Sunday Imelda harm wrong for going tracker wanting to. If you, I know more about naming continents or geography or any other jazz head on over to you. How supports that calm and type in geography and search and it will bring up a mess of great article, incisive mass, it's time for listening We call this road driven by a lotta emails from people that listen to us, whether Roger yet very nice, guys my husband, an iron adventuring on a road trip from taxes throughout Florida. I've been addicted to the show for a couple of months now, but my husband is not listen to a pot gas in his life,
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