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Re: CHAT: nationalities ( was: Re: CHAT: silly names, prepositions)

From:Herman Miller <hmiller@...>
Date:Saturday, March 24, 2001, 3:41
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001 01:33:35 -0500, David Stokes
<dstokes@...> wrote:

>In an attempt to turn this back to conlangs I ask: Does anyone have >interesting ways of naming nationalities in your conlangs ?
I once had the idea to name places after the animals associated with them -- so Australia might be the equivalent of "Koalaland", the USA "Eagleland", China "Pandaland", and so on. But it wasn't always obvious what to call a place, and I never got very far with that idea.