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Re: CHAT: Paris, Texas (was: Language of Tetril)

From:Anton Sherwood <bronto@...>
Date:Friday, December 14, 2001, 6:46
> Ferko writes: > > British Columbia is called "British" because Queen Victoria liked > > the name "Columbia", but it was already taken, so she added "British" > > in front of it, to distinguish it from Spanish Columbia.
Barry Garcia wrote:
> Although, she might have gotten away with it with the spelling, > since the Spanish country is spelled "Colombia", but i guess > confusion would still have resulted ;).
Alternately could have calqued it to Doveland. -- Anton Sherwood --