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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, I am Kou