From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Oct 01 2002 - 01:47:34 EDT
Barry Caplan <bcaplan at i18n dot com> wrote:
> For instance, IIRC, Isabella Bird wrote in her (British) English
> travelogue in the early Meiji restoration era (1878 AD) of travels to
> Yedo (now commonly called "Edo" in the literature, and known by its
> modern name to all as "Tokyo"). She called Tokyo "Tokiyo".
As recently as World War II, some major newspapers and wire services in
the U.S. were still spelling it "Tokio."
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