question about names

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Fri Aug 6 02:06:51 UTC 2004

 Dear Ron:

I've worked with Mariusz, scholar in Poland for over a year as a consultant 
on various projects of his.  His request, this time, is a bit out of my field.  
On my advice, he put the queries on ANS-L but only recd one amateurish 
response.  Perhaps his query would bring better results directly to you.  Do you 
have any anwers or know someone who might?

My e-mail with ADS is somewhat screwed up.  Could you put it there if 
necessary.   I know Mariusz would be most grateful.

Cordially,  *ed*

-------- Original Message -------- Subject: N/A
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 14:52:48 +0200
From: mariusz rutkowski <rutkow at UWM.EDU.PL>
Reply-To: American Name Society <ANS-L at LISTSERV.BINGHAMTON.EDU>

I`ve just joined the list.

I wonder does anyone knows any papers, articles or perhaps book regarding 
the topic of the metaphorical using of names (I mean as using as: "new 
Einstein" 'someone splendid on physics', "Moscow agrees with the White 
House" 'the Russian government...''the US government'?

The second question is about the word-formations from names (I 
mean "Reaganomics", "Americanization", "Hollywoodization of war" and the 


dr Mariusz Rutkowski
Uniwersytet Warmiñsko-Mazurski w Olsztynie
Instytut Filologii Polskiej
ul. Szrajbera 11
10-007 Olsztyn

mail to: rutkow at
mail to: rutkow at


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