Date: Mon, 3 Apr 1995 13:35:25 -0500 From: Lewis Sanborne 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 St. Ambrose University English and Academic Support Davenport, IA 52803 319 324-8266