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Re: Language naming (again)

From:Daniel Andreasson <noldo@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 27, 1999, 16:03
>Daniel Andreasson wrote: >> > >> Although my favourite is "chichimecatl" (lang name >>"Chichimeca") =
which means "lineage of dogs" :D and Brad Coon replied:
>Alas, this is an all too common folk etymology. =20 > << snip explanation >>
Oops... Perhaps I should be more critical in my reading. This was taken = from "The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language" by David Crystal, which is = our main book in linguistics class. That's why I thought it was correct. = Sorry. Anyone feel like notifying David Crystal? :) / Daniel Andreasson