Re: Draft for review: Personal names around the world

Gunnar Bittersmann scripsit:

> But as I had mentioned in a previos post to this list, she would be  
> found under L in phonebooks etc., not under V.

But not so for capitalized "Von", which is not nobiliary but simply
indicates being in the place, at least traditionally.

John Cowan
'Tis the Linux rebellion / Let coders take their place,
The Linux-nationale / Shall Microsoft outpace,
We can write better programs / Our CPUs won't stall,
So raise the penguin banner of / The Linux-nationale.  --Greg Baker

Received on Sunday, 7 August 2011 23:00:12 UTC