Originally Posted by B_e_de View Post

I know a part of you thinks you're really clever, because by saying "American" you're including "North America".

But no.

Canada is Canada, and the United States of America is America.

seeing as you are obviously an authority on this by watching hockey and football sometimes, maybe I should take your word for it.

if south australia didn't want to be a part of the united states of australia, we'd probably still say that it is part of australia. just not the united part.