OT - Portus

Joseph McAllister pentaxian at mac.com
Fri Oct 2 18:59:36 EDT 2009


On Oct 2, 2009, at 15:27 , Graydon wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 11:21:56PM +0100, Cotty scripsit:
>> On 3/10/09, Derby Chang, discombobulated, unleashed:
>>> I like how the Romans called their port Port
>>
>> There's that echo again....
>
> It's not so much that the Romans called their port "Port" as that we
> call our ports "port" because the Romans called their port Port.
>
> -- Graydon


But the Romans were speaking latin, so our port is a translation of  
their port, port.

Joseph McAllister
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