[Ads-l] [Non-DoD Source] "Niger" or "Niger"?

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 21 16:31:40 EDT 2017


SMcC: << I've never encountered "Nigerian" for "a native of Niger", only
for "a native of Nigeria"; I would think trying to use it for both would be
**fatally ambiguous**, thus "Nigerien". >>
WB:  WARNING: Infelicitous homophony can be hazardous to yer health.

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