Re: Language of Tetril
|From:||Aquamarine Demon <aquamarine_demon@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 14, 2001, 0:50|
>Paris, Texas is one! :)))
>That's the fault of those y***s (FUN intended, I never use this word
>anyway) who have the strange habit to name their towns after famous towns
>from other parts of the world. So in the US you can find a dozen Paris,
>Venices, Romes, Viennas, probably a few Londons. And of course there is
>Memphis, named after the Hellenized name of a Ancient Egyptian city.
>At least, with New York and New Orleans they bother adding that it's a
>*new* one :))) .
Actually, a lot of city/town names are named after people or things. At
least, in the West. In Nevada there are a lot of towns named after people,
and a couple of Spanish and American Indian names, too. I haven't seen too
many around here named after other famous cities, and I'm not at all sure
if they're *that* common. Most of them are probably really small towns, I
The Aquamarine Demon
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