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Richard Jernigan

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Flamencos Mexicanos 

En la Ria de Celestun, Yucatan. According to the Real Academia these are flamencos, so the next person who says "flamingo music" to you may be a philologist.



Gran Museo del Mundo Maya, Mérida, Yucatan.



Pirámide del Mago, Uxmal, Yucatan



Templo de Santo Domingo, Uayma, Yucatan



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BarkellWH

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RE: Flamencos Mexicanos (in reply to Richard Jernigan

Let's further complicate the issue and suggest that these pink "flamencos" are of Flemish origin, just as one hypothesis has it that the term "flamenco" itself is derived from "flanders"/"Flemish" which at one time was under Spanish control. We would then have "flamenco flamencos." (I know, that's pretty lame, but I couldn't help myself.)
Bill

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Leñador

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RE: Flamencos Mexicanos (in reply to Richard Jernigan

Que piernas tienen las flamencas!

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