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Re: '07 TB Intros

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] '07 TB Intros
  • From: Gerry Snyder gerry_snyder@comcast.net
  • Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 15:26:29 -0700

sylvain.ruaud wrote:
> There is a french IB variety (by Laxrence Ransom) whose name is 
> ALIENOR D'AQUITAINE. ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE is the english form for the 
> same person. There is a risk of confusion isnt it ?
Yes, it could happen. But names should be and normally are 
transliterated between languages, not translated.

It takes more than just referring to the same person to cause confusion. 
Otherwise these could be confused with (the as-yet nonexistent irises) 
Mrs. Henry II, or Mme. Louis VII, or Lionheart's Mom. LOL

Your point is well taken, though. This is something Mike and Anne Lowe 
need to consider.


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