From: Roozbeh Pournader (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 21 2003 - 10:18:29 EDT
On Wed, 21 May 2003, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> Only Iran is banned of imports from US, but there's a large community of
> Persian/Farsi people abroad that live legally in countries where these
> products can be imported, bought and used.
And there are rumors that they outnumber the Persian speakers living in
Iran. At least economically.
> So the real question is what is the prefered way to designate this
> language for those people, that legitimately cannot be forbidden to use
> their language as a natural way to preserve their culture.
Have my word, many of them even prefer to call the country "Persia"!
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