End of ADS-L Digest - 4 Jan 1996 to 5 Jan 1996 ********************************************** There are 6 messages totalling 126 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Mousey Tongue 2. Respelling 3. 'old maid' (2) 4. American Diphthongs 5. Philosical ponderings ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 6 Jan 1996 03:00:22 -0500 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: Mousey Tongue yoroshiku >> Benjamin Barrett wrote: >> This is what happened with the revision of Chinese names to reflect the >> pinyin spelling system, too (Peking>Beijing, etc). Inca>Inka may be similar >> to the duplicity of Celtic & Keltic (though I doubt the b-ball team will >> ever change their spelling). Toukyou still remains Tokyo, though, Seattle >> still remains Seattle (rather than Sealth), Roma remains Rome, and doubtless >> many others will never change. I was curious who were the powers that were who changed Khadaffi to Qadaffi and Mao Tse Tun to whatever they changed it to. I tried to popularize it to Kadaffy and Mousey Tongue and Sadamn Who'sinane but to no avail. Seth Sklarey Wittgenstein School of the Unwritten Word Coconut Grove, FL crissiet[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ipof.fla.net