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    Question about today's voa report

    Dixy itself is a nickname for the American South. It's started when Louisiana printed notes with the French word for ten on them. Dix or D-I-X led to Dixy.
    "It's started when Louisiana printed notes with the French word for ten on them"
    what's the meaning of this sentence? Thank u

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    Default Re: about today's voa report

    "It's started when Louisiana printed notes with the French word for ten on them" "It's started when Louisiana printed notes with the French word for ten on them"

    First I think the sentence should read:
    "It started when Louisiana printed notes with the French word for ten on them"

    Explanation:
    Louisiana is a southern state in the United States. During the civil war Louisiana was one of the confederate states. In those days in the South, individual states issued their own paper money (bank notes). So this sentence means: When the state of Louisiana printed money with the French word for ten (dix) the term Dixie was born.

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    thank u

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