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Author Topic:   The Gulf of Mexico is Not a Sea
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Message 3 of 15 (860363)
08-07-2019 8:57 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by Admin
08-06-2019 4:20 PM

Admin writes:

This thread has been opened in case Faith wants to pursue her position that the Gulf of Mexico is not a sea.

"Sea" is a rather vague term - is it not?
Sort of a synonym for "ocean?"

In that case... all gulfs would be seas.
But not all seas would be gulfs.

I suppose that, literally, I wouldn't say "the Gulf of Mexico is a sea" - but I would say "the Gulf of Mexico is part of the sea?"
However, standing at a beach in the Gulf of Mexico... I would equally say "This is the Gulf of Mexico!" or "This is the sea!"

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