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Can We Settle on Whether to Call it Myanmar or Burma?

Can We Settle on Whether to Call it Myanmar or Burma?

Old Jan 22nd, 2012, 02:18 AM
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In Myanamar everyone calls it Myanmar. On the news, even the Bangkok newspaper, all call it Burma.
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Old Jan 22nd, 2012, 04:47 PM
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live42day...you are back from Burma! Looking forward to your trip report though I am in QL for another week if you have time for a mini GTG.
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Old Jan 22nd, 2012, 09:41 PM
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We must be in Myanmar as everything written are censored!
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Old Jan 23rd, 2012, 06:25 AM
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I estimate that 50% of my posts are deleted. Which probably says more about me than Fodors... lol. I guess you can't teach an old dog new tricks.
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Old Jan 23rd, 2012, 06:50 AM
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I expect that your posts were deleted because once they deleted the offending post you both pointed out, your posts no longer made sense.
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Old Jan 23rd, 2012, 07:06 AM
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I don't think most of my posts make sense, anyway. But, in this instance, of course, you are correct.
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Old Jan 23rd, 2012, 07:26 AM
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and I use Google translate since I write in Thai so sometime the software mistranslate the Thai into English? Perhaps that is why most of my posts are deleted?
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Old Sep 9th, 2017, 07:56 PM
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Burmese people (living overseas) refer to their country at Burma. It will always be that to me, never Myanmar. Just as Calcutta and Bombay will never be Kolkota or Mumbai.
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