Why do Americans hyphenate by country of origin?
For example, African American.
Isn’t everyone just plain American?
- EisbärLv 79 months agoBest answer
I guess that makes me an American-American.
- 9 months ago
Cause its the way of some BLACK AMERICANS to try to get something for free... or especially the MEXICANS to stay here ILLEGALLY...
- ArcherLv 79 months ago
We are proud of "all" of our heritages.
- RobinLv 79 months ago
cos they are ashamed to be USA
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- RWPossumLv 79 months ago
We think those long German words with adjectives running up against a noun are confusing.
- RonLv 79 months ago
Better yet, why do they visit another country like France, and still refer to black people there as African-Americans
- Anonymous9 months ago
to be more descriptive