En réponse à Yoon Ha Lee <[log in to unmask]>: > > I hear you, Nicole. :-) I've wondered where "Allemand" and "Germany" > come from--historical reasons, perhaps? (Does the latter name come > from > the Romans? I'm trying to remember my Tacitus...) Both words come from Latin names for different Germanic tribes: the Alemanii and the Germanii. Christophe. http://rainbow.conlang.free.fr Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.