Rick Sutcliffe (
Tue, 31 Jan 1995 19:51:06 GMT

In article <3gih22$>,
(David A. Johns) wrote:

> In article <3gh49f$>
(Michael Andrew Turton) writes:
> # I'll give you an answer -- the only thing that allows me
> # to distinguish between a Swede and a Nigerian "more often than
> # not" is whether they are carrying a passport. "Swede" and
> # "Nigerian" are not racial designations -- Nigerian is not even an
> # ethnic designation.
> If we picked Richard Leakey and Daley Thompson, do you think Bill
> Tyler would be able to say which one was English and which one Kenyan?
An interesting point. I have some friends who are Blacks. They were both
born in BC, Canada, but all their children were born in Pakistan and are
thereby Pakistani. What "race" are they?

Rick Sutcliffe Assoc. Prof. Computing/Math Trinity Western University
Canadian Chair, WG13. Not an official spokesperson for TWU or WG13