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Sep. 4th, 2010

03:13 pm - False-nationality names

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From:wbwolf
Date:September 4th, 2010 06:19 pm (UTC)
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French horn but is actually German

English Horn (or Cor Anglais) but is Czech in origin

Pennsylvania Dutch are actually German

Norway rat originated in China

Edited at 2010-09-04 10:22 pm (UTC)
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From:kinkyturtle
Date:September 4th, 2010 06:58 pm (UTC)
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"I've been practicing the horn, or French horn as they call it. German horn, as the French call it. Not to be confused with the cor Anglais."
--Michael Flanders
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