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Old 5th November 2006, 09:03 AM
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Re: São Tomé and Príncipe .com

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Originally Posted by lyndonmaxewell
Sigh.. okay whatever you say, since its your opinion. I'm just stating that this is the common name for English-speaking people as well. So its an English exonym.

"São Tomé and Príncipe" - Google 24,000,000 search results
"São Tomé e Príncipe" - Google 2,190,000 search results

Sites that use "São Tomé and Príncipe" as above in the thread title:-

Official São Tomé and Príncipe Tourism site - http://www.saotome.st/
IMF (International Monetary Fund) - http://www.imf.org/external/country/STP/index.htm
World Bank - http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTE...382765,00.html
U.S Department of State - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5434.htm
São Tomé and Príncipe homepage - http://www.stome.com/
B.B.C - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/afr...es/1064541.stm
IANA - http://www.iana.org/root-whois/st.htm
WHO (World Health Organisation) - http://www.who.int/countries/stp/en/

Is there a need to argue further? Nope. LOL, a country name that is 'worthless'.
Yes, i can accept it.
You have still choosen to ignore the fact that most of the Google Results you refer to using the AND do not use the ACCENTS. That is because English speakers generally do not have these available on the their keyboards. Most people, me included, would not type it in using the accents in a million years.
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