On This Revolutionary Day In History: July 1st

On this revolutionary day in history…

Author O. Henry first coined the pejorative term “banana republic” in 1904, in reference to the country of Honduras. The country responded to this accusation, by stating “We most certainly are not a banana republic, and instead choose to think of ourselves as The Gap.”

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