From: Arthur von Czernowitz <vonczernowitz_at_netscape.net>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 08:54:49 -0400
To: Czernowitz-L_at_cornell.edu
Reply-to: Arthur von Czernowitz <vonczernowitz_at_netscape.net>

Dear Hardy and all,
I was born in CZERNOWITZ and not in "This City,"
In 1937 it was Romania and the city was called CERNA˜UTI
Now Czernowitz is in the Ukraine and they call it CHENIVTSI (=
So what is the problem?


[Moderator's note: Foreign characters may not come through in the Plain Te=
xt format required for posts to our group. Moderator Bruce]


>Hi Andy,
>Bombay is Portuguese not British.
>Bucharest is English, Bukarest is German.
>Why the Rumanian accepted these versions ?
>They probably liked it better than Bucuresti.
>What is wrong in naming the town in each version in the particular languag=
e ?
>The Rumanians will find Czernowitz in the English version and feel slighte=
d ?
>Let them be.
>I was born in 1932 and Cernauti was a foreign word in our house.
>The drafts are fine, let us not lose time and push ahead.
>I have a feeling that we will now face the city censorship.
>They have the final say.
>Not on how we call the city ,but on the all the rest .

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