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Mexican President Vincent Zorro  
User currently offlineFumanchewd From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1022 times:

Mexican elections are coming up soon and I am giddy with anticipation. I do no understand, however, why Vincent Fox's name is English. Last time I checked Fox in Spanish was Zorro which is a much cooler name. If I remember correctly there was a reality-tv show called Zorro.


No offense to el mexicanos, but I think Fox is a stupid name for a Mexican. yes  Its not like we call our president Gorge Arbusto.

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User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5578 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1009 times:

I believe Fox is of part English ancestry.


"Let me think about it" = the coward's way of saying "no"
User currently offlineEZEIZA From Argentina, joined Aug 2004, 4963 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1002 times:

Stupid name or not, it's his name


Carp aunque ganes o pierdas ...
User currently offlineMD11junkie From Switzerland, joined May 2005, 3136 posts, RR: 58
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 989 times:

As EZEIZA said...

Stupid name or not, his name is Vicente Fox Quesada.


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User currently offlineME AVN FAN From Switzerland, joined May 2002, 13920 posts, RR: 25
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 972 times:

Quoting Fumanchewd (Thread starter):
we call our president Gorge Arbusto.

it may be before long that you will somebody with a "real" Spanish or Chinese name in the White House, or a member of the Black minority, like the Mayor of New Orleans ! And the U.K. may get a PrimeMinister with a Pakistani name, while France may get a President with an Arab name. Things get changing in this world !

Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 2):
Stupid name or not

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while I do NOT quite see what there should be stupid about. It reveals an English ancestry to some extent at least, but nothing else and nothing more .


User currently offlineEZEIZA From Argentina, joined Aug 2004, 4963 posts, RR: 25
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 962 times:

Quoting ME AVN FAN (Reply 4):
while I do NOT quite see what there should be stupid about. It reveals an English ancestry to some extent at least, but nothing else and nothing more .



Quoting Fumanchewd (Thread starter):
No offense to el mexicanos, but I think Fox is a stupid name for a Mexican. Its not like we call our president Gorge Arbusto.

I was just refering to the thread starter. I don't think it's stupid .. it's just a name (and a TV channel Big grin )



Carp aunque ganes o pierdas ...
User currently offlineFumanchewd From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 941 times:

Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 2):
Stupid name or not, it's his name

Thanx for the brilliant contribution.
P.S. Get a sense of humor


User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5900 posts, RR: 40
Reply 7, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 937 times:

Quoting ME AVN FAN (Reply 4):
it may be before long that you will somebody with a "real" Spanish or Chinese name in the White House, or a member of the Black minority, like the Mayor of New Orleans ! And the U.K. may get a PrimeMinister with a Pakistani name, while France may get a President with an Arab name. Things get changing in this world !

yes and we germans will have a president/chancelor with the name "Mustafa ...." why not, for me its important the he does a god job... no more not less....

regards



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User currently offlineAM744 From Mexico, joined Jun 2001, 1752 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 901 times:

The man has Irish and Spanish ancestry.... We need a native Mexican president, like President Juarez (who built and looked after a liberal and tolerant Republic)... after all 30% of the populace is native and only 10% white... talk about minorities in power.

User currently offlineEZEIZA From Argentina, joined Aug 2004, 4963 posts, RR: 25
Reply 9, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 898 times:

Quoting Fumanchewd (Reply 6):
Thanx for the brilliant contribution.

Your welcome Big grin

by the way, can I ask what did you contribute?



Carp aunque ganes o pierdas ...
User currently offlineFumanchewd From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 877 times:

Quoting EZEIZA (Reply 9):
by the way, can I ask what did you contribute?

Just a stupid thread that might get a few laughs. Don't ever take me or yourself so seriously. It is interesting, however, that possible candidate Santiago Creel has American roots and is derided for it, yet Fox is not as much for his English. Either way I would prefer El Presidente Arbusto in Los Estados de Unidos. 



[Edited 2005-09-10 09:23:53]

User currently offlineFLY2HMO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 849 times:

Names are not meant to be translated. Jon Doe will be Jon Doe in Cantonese, French, German or Wookie  Wink

Technicalities ya' know... Big grin


User currently offlineSFOMEX From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 843 times:

I think his grandparent was either Irish or British, hence the surname Fox.

Quoting AM744 (Reply 8):
We need a native Mexican president

BS. President Fox is as Mexican as Juan Perez or Benito Juarez. It's plainly stupid to ask people running for office to have a "real" Mexican last name. President Fox was born here and that's we all should care of.

If anything, we should change our Constitution to grant Mexicans who were born outside the country the right to run for president. Your love for the country you live in is what makes you a good citizen, not the place you were born or the origin of your last name.


User currently offlineMD11Engineer From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 13813 posts, RR: 63
Reply 13, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 839 times:

Quoting AM744 (Reply 8):
The man has Irish and Spanish ancestry.... We need a native Mexican president, like President Juarez (who built and looked after a liberal and tolerant Republic)... after all 30% of the populace is native and only 10% white... talk about minorities in power.

On the other hand the name of the first Irish PM after independence was de Valera.

Jan


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