Date: Thu, 11 Jan 1996 15:20:31 -0500 From: "Christopher R. Coolidge" Subject: Re: Mousey Tongue On Sat, 6 Jan 1996, SETH SKLAREY wrote: > 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] > For that matter, Q: If followers of Marx Marxists, Lenin Leninists, and Mao Maoists, what are followers of Idi Amin? A: Idiots.