[lit-ideas] Re: third world

At 08:57 AM 11/5/2004, you wrote:
>Stupid question.  When and how did the phrase "third world country"  come
>into being?  My daughter wanted a definition and I found myself  suddenly 
>struck
>dumb.  There are no "first world countries" or "second  world countries".  ???
>

Yes there are, we just don't refer to them as such.

Industrialized World
Developing Nations
Third world countries

p 

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