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Re: Interpolating RPGLangs

From:Paul Bennett <paul.bennett@...>
Date:Friday, November 19, 1999, 9:22
John Cowan>>>>>>
Bryan Maloney wrote:

> The city of Nochet got its name when someone asked Greg Stafford if he had > named a dot on a map. He answered with what would formally be written as > "Not yet." The response from his player was "Okay, then we're going to > Nochet."
There is a theory that Nome, Alaska got its name similarly. The city of Nome is named after nearby Cape Nome. Supposedly, a map draftsman noted that this cape had at that time no name. He noted "? name" on the map, which was misread as "C Nome" and interpreted as "Cape Nome". <<<<<< On the same lines, but sillier IMO: There's a town somewhere west of Chicago (I think) called "Novi". It originally grew up around the sixth station on a new railroad that was being / had just been built. ************************************************************* This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the sender. This footnote also confirms that this email message has been scanned for the presence of computer viruses. *************************************************************