[lit-ideas] third world

  • From: JimKandJulieB@xxxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 08:57:19 EST

Stupid question.  When and how did the phrase "third world country"  come 
into being?  My daughter wanted a definition and I found myself  suddenly 
dumb.  There are no "first world countries" or "second  world countries".  ???
Julie Krueger
thanking God for Friday

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