Date: Mon, 3 Apr 1995 13:35:25 -0500

From: Lewis Sanborne lsanbore[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SAUNIX.SAU.EDU

Subject: names to nouns

I'm forwarding this query that has me stumped:

Is there a term for the process of turning a proper name into a word?

The original querier cites Angstrom. I'll forward any replies back. Thanks!

Lew Sanborne lsanbore[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]

St. Ambrose University

English and Academic Support

Davenport, IA 52803

319 324-8266