OT Why Germany? [was Re: Guido van Rossum resigns as Python leader]

Larry Martell larry.martell at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 06:32:19 EDT 2018


On Sat, Jul 14, 2018 at 3:11 AM Steven D'Aprano <
steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:

> On Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:41:43 +0000, Bob Martin wrote:
>
> > in 796624 20180714 064331 Gregory Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>
> > wrote:
> >>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
> > Germany.
>
>
> And then there’s the Pennsylvania Dutch. They make good egg noodles.


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