... because up until about age 12, I had only ever heard the word and never seen it written down. I thought it was "youth in Asia"!
I truly didn't understand why it was such a passionate issue. I felt the "youth in Africa" crowd got a free pass from controversy!
Apparently I would have had strong support from the Quebec population who are 70% in favor of euthanasia. Of course this could just be because they're Canadian and have the same understanding of the word as I did...