Leggo my Eigo (was: Language naming terminology)
|From:||Douglas Koller <laokou@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 24, 1998, 9:59|
Hiiiiiiiit that "send" key before you're ready.
Nik Taylor wrote:
> I don't know why some have -koku at the end, but they retain those with
> nationality and language, so Korean person = Kankokujin, Korean language
> = Kankokugo
Exception: English (language) = Eigo. (For that matter, "Eikokujin"
isn't thrilling me a whole bunch either, but I can't definitively attest
that this form does not exist.)
Attempting to hold his errant index finger at bay,