Date: Thu, 16 Nov 1995 08:39:50 EST From: Dawn_Simpson.WESTINGHOUSE-PGBU[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]NOTES.COMPUSERVE.COM Subject: Re: Gringos (fwd) > > Looking for information. You know the old story about 'gringo' having its > origin in 'Green Grows the Laurel'? I have seen this refuted several times, > but cannot find the refutations. Can anybody enlighten me as to the pros > and cons of this question? I was told by my friend in Puerto Rico that I was a gringo because I was Italian and a white cacucassion...have I beee tricked? I assumed it was the Spanish way of making fun of a wop! Dawn