When I was in school I learned that there was "The Old World" which basically meant Europe, "The New World" which was the U.S. and Canada (sometimes it included Australia, but not always), and "The Third World" which was everyone else.
Now I keep seeing people say "In the First World", which really drives me up the wall.
Anyone else seen the definitions I learned in school in the 60's?
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