Yoon Ha Lee wrote:

> On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Frank George Valoczy wrote:
>> In elementary school I was taught that there are five continents: Europe,
>> Africa, Asia, America and Australia...
> I got taught a couple different versions (but then I went to three
> different elementary schools).  Eurasia OR Europe and Asia, North and
> South America OR America, Australia, Africa, and Antarctica.  Anywhere
> from 5 to 7, then.

I was taught that there were between 6 and 7: Europe, Asia, North and
South America, Africa and Antarctica were always there, Australia was
sometimes called a really huge iland, normally a continent, and some
strange name that I only heard once or twice in grade 3



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