Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Apr 18 14:04:37 UTC 2002

At 9:58 AM -0400 4/18/02, Mark A Mandel wrote:
>On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Jan Ivarsson TransEdit wrote:
>#Mark A. Mandel writes:
>#>#Also, why 'Finnish'?
>#>Literally 'fen-land', the marshy country.
>#A most doubtful etymology - especially as Finland is not particylarly
>#marshy. The Swedish National Encyclopedia just says "from lat. Fenni
>#'finns'; origin discussed".
>Oh, dear! My apologies. I wonder where I picked that up?...
On the Fenway?

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