[APG Public List] Re: [APG Members] caucasian and white and other colors

LBoswell laboswell at rogers.com
Mon Dec 7 15:19:56 MST 2009

Valerie's answer on complexion is right on.

In everyday use, Caucasian is often meant to mean the same as "white race". 
Wikipedia has a good entry though that seems to be right on the mark as to 
the wider meaning and origin of the term:


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <rolgeiger at aol.com>
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Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 5:13 PM
Subject: [APG Members] caucasian and white and other colors

> Hello,
> Lest I forget it - I want to say thank you very much for your suggestions
> and explanations. I talked to a German friend about it and she was stunned
> by  the variety of answers and explanation. So was I.
> Thanks again.
> Roland Geiger, St. Wendel, Germany

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