On names, changing them, and pronunciation
lina at niksula.hut.fi
Thu Mar 6 03:14:32 EST 2003
On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Ven wrote:
> The commonest name for the card game is Hearts,
> the object is to play for tricks (like whist) but
> not to win any hearts and especially not the
> Queen of Spades. Another polite name is Find the
In fact there's a card game in Finland called Musta Maija (roughly
translated as Black Maria) which is different (but not totally
dissimilar) from Hearts (you don't have to avoid hearts in it).
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