[LMB] OT: Place Names ... In Space!
zlynx at acm.org
Fri Dec 6 23:55:13 GMT 2013
On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Peter Granzeau <pgranzeau at cox.net> wrote:
> At 05:28 PM 12/5/2013, you wrote:
>> On Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:07:43 -0600, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:
>> >Gwynne Powell mused:
>> >> Somewhere out there is a planet settled by Aussies.
>> >Well, there's always Cordwainer Smith's Nostrilia, in the novel of that
>> >name. (It's derived from "North Australia", if I recall correctly.)
>> *New* Australia, IIRC.
> Sorry. "Old North Australia". I looked it up.
Thinking about new planets and places names I wonder what people do with
What would people name a city named after New York?
New New York?
New York 2 or New York II?
New York Jr.?
Or, I've heard that some place names get the same name but in a foreign
language resulting in some places named River Ford Ford (after translation
So maybe it'd be
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