Valencian Language Tag registration request
cowan at ccil.org
Sat Jun 20 19:33:06 CEST 2009
Mark Crispin scripsit:
> I can only think of "United States" used as the country name in the
> following cases:
> . use by foreigners (similarly, the use of "America" to refer to the
> USA is strictly a foreigner usage, although "American" is correct
> for a person from the USA).
"We, the people of the United States": foreigner usage?
"The Supreme Court of the United States": foreigner usage?
"The Great Seal of the United States": foreigner usage?
"America, America / God shed His grace on thee": foreigner usage?
> . the government's adjectival form: "United States Note" (a type of
> paper currency in use up to about 40 years ago), "United States
> Navy", "United States Treasury", etc. But ordinary people use "US
> Navy", "US Treasury", etc.
The United States Chess Federation: government usage?
Bahai Faith of the United States: government usage?
The United States Trotting Association: government usage?
Opossum Society of the United States: government usage?
About two minutes of googling turned up all of these. Do check the
facts from time to time, hey?
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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Dinar laid end to end would reach from here to the Temple of Toplat?"
"No, I wouldn't", the beggar replied. "Why is that?" the Master asked.
"A Dinar doesn't go very far these days, Master. --Kehlog Albran
Besides, the Temple of Toplat is across the street." The Profit
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