OT Why Germany? [was Re: Guido van Rossum resigns as Python leader]
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Sat Jul 14 03:07:58 EDT 2018
On Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:41:43 +0000, Bob Martin wrote:
> in 796624 20180714 064331 Gregory Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>
>>Larry Martell wrote:
>>> And while we're talking about the Dutch, why is the country called
>>> Holland, but then also The Netherlands, but the people are Dutch?
>>And Germany is called Deutchland?
> The real question is why do English speakers refer to Deutschland as
It comes from the Roman name for the region, which they may have got from
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