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Re: Celtic months (was: Some suggestions)
Andrew Smith wrote:
> Another word for the lexicon *kenig (m). Would it be vital enough to
> knock 'deneir' out of its place as the currency name for the coin, I
Here in the U.S. the money of account has been "cents" for two
centuries, but we still call the coins "pennies" (100 cents make
a dollar, but 100 pennies make a fistful). Perhaps some
similar effect operates *there*?
FWIW: In Harry Turtledove's alternate history _A Different Flesh_, the
Federated Commonwealths (= the U.S.) use "denaire" as their
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)