[DWJ] Plagiarism or homage? (was Big Bad Read)

Irina Rempt irina at valdyas.org
Mon Jun 26 16:12:31 EDT 2006


On Saturday 24 June 2006 03:35, sally at sallyodgers.com wrote:
> Minnow writes:
>
> It depends on if the name is unique. I saw a man named Aslan on a
> quiz show once. I assume he was named for Narnia. 

Hmm, if he looked in any way Asian I wouldn't; it's quite a common first 
name in some Central Asian languages and an existing (don't know how 
common) surname in Iran. Though as a surname it's usually Arslan.

   Irina
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