theania at freeuk.com
Thu Nov 23 19:59:13 EST 2000
In Russian Hitler is spelt Gitler!
Thought it might amuse you.
----- Original Message -----
From: Dorian E. Gray <israfel at eircom.net>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Saturday, October 21, 2000 7:40 PM
Subject: RE: more names
> We did a Russian one; I found the Guinness Book of Names absolutely
> invaluable; it has a section on common first names and surnames in most
> European countries. Mind you, I still wound up calling my character
> which I made up! It's from the German Hedda, meaning strife or conflict,
> and I changed the initial letter because there's no "H" sound in Russian.
> "Gedda" would have been more linguistically correct, but I didn't like the
> sound of that. :-)
> Until the sky falls on our heads...
> Dorian E. Gray
> israfel at eircom.net
> No, I haven't lost my mind - it's backed up on tape somewhere.
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