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To: Broker

“correct spelling: Viet Nam”

You are correct. The people of Viet Nam are the Viet people and Nam means South, hence Viet Nam. The northern area is properly referred to as Bac Viet, North Viet (people).


42 posted on 08/30/2007 9:05:12 PM PDT by Rembrandt (We would have won Viet Nam w/o Dim interference.)
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To: Rembrandt

Vietnam is a relatively new verb coined by the SDS in April 1968 and central to their “evil America” mission statement thereafter a Democrat platform item.


46 posted on 08/31/2007 4:09:52 AM PDT by Broker (Mabuhay!)
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