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Old 01-28-2006, 08:14 PM
emdash emdash is offline
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If it's Deutschland ...

Why do we call it Germany? And it's my understanding that several other countries have different names for it as well. What's the story?
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Old 01-28-2006, 08:24 PM
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Welcome to the boards. Many of the points of universal bazzlement have been prepackaged and ready to go by our Master.

http://www.straightdope.com/classics/a2_162.html
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