Yes I know what they want to mean, nevertheless the real name of that country is just “United…
Arturo M. Castillo Cabezas
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The appropriation was completed 100s of years ago. Why pretend it’s new?

And Mexico just as one geographically related example is actually named the Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Should we begin referring to Mexico as the United States?

That would be as technically correct as much as what you are saying, and just as confusing.

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