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Re: Conlang-L-isms (was: overlong subject line)

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, October 5, 2003, 17:51
Joe scripsit:

> Well, we now have names for a lot of the English speaking countries. What's > Cecilia? And I think Bharattia is India, but I'm not sure.
Cecilia = Rhodesia (named after Cecil Rhodes) = Zimbabwe. You're right about Bharattia. -- John Cowan O beautiful for patriot's dream that sees beyond the years Thine alabaster cities gleam undimmed by human tears! America! America! God mend thine every flaw, Confirm thy soul in self-control, thy liberty in law! -- one of the verses not usually taught in U.S. schools