Date: Tue, 4 Apr 1995 13:36:09 EDT From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: names to nouns Wouldn't Machiavelli and Hamburg be the eponyms of 'Machiavellian' and 'ham- burger' rather than the latter being eponyms? I think of 'eponym' as being kin to 'namesake' rather than to its converse, which is what we need here. Larry