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zooland (was Re: places)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 7, 2001, 5:04
In a message dated 04.11.2001 06:53:46 PM, hmiller@IO.COM writes:

>One time I tried to come up with names for countries based on their local >wildlife, or animals that were in some way associated with the country, >so for instance the former Zaïre (the country with the awkward current name >"Democratic Republic of the Congo") was "Bonobo-land", and the US was >"Eagle-land". But it wasn't easy to find appropriate names for many >countries that way, and I eventually gave up the attempt. >
::wry grin:: Brazil/Amazonia was "Sloth-land," right??? *gigglabyte* Nice idea. Perhaps besides/instead of nation-states, ya could name certain bio-regions after particular animals, eh? czHANg always highly amused by Mr. Herman Miller's conlangs/concultures