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  •  Gabriel Augustus Bodenheim?!?! (2+ / 0-)
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    JeffW, Lefty Coaster

    Sounds like a member of the general staff of Kaiser Wilhelm's army!

    "The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." -- Anatole France

    by terremoto on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 05:18:04 PM PDT

    •  Remember the poular Mexican polka genre dates (2+ / 0-)
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      semiot, Shawn87

      to the reign of Maximilian Archduke of Austria and Emperor of Mexico and the more likely origin of his name in the vast Germanic immigration to central Texas as the various European wars dragged on. Such that when LBJ was a school teacher in central Texas as a young man, he said as many kids came to school their first day speaking German or Spanish as English.

      Life is just a bowl of Cherries, that stain your hands and clothes and have pits that break your teeth.

      by OHdog on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 05:35:19 PM PDT

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      •  The incomparable Linda Ronstadt is of... (0+ / 0-)

        Mexican-German descent.

        P.S. We Maximilian to thank for Cinco de Mayo (with a little help from Benito Juarez)!

        "The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." -- Anatole France

        by terremoto on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 05:45:59 PM PDT

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    •  New Braunfels (1+ / 0-)
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      Lefty Coaster

      and there were more Germans elsewhere in Texas.

      (Is it time for the pitchforks and torches yet?)

      by PJEvans on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 05:47:53 PM PDT

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    •  Wrong name (0+ / 0-)

      My mistake.

      "If Wall Street paid a tax on every “game” they run, we would get enough revenue to run the government on." ~ Will Rogers

      by Lefty Coaster on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 06:37:57 PM PDT

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