[Ads-l] Injia

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 17 15:36:20 EST 2016


Many medieval records have been destroyed or "lost."

Until the report of Dante's search for India can be disproven, it remains a
fact.

JL

On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 8:01 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> I.e. we can blame creation of the tabu word <injun> on Christobal Colombo,
> who was sailing for <Inja>, and who mislabeled the aborigines he first
> encountered. ADSL is like playing telephone.
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