RE: Persian or Farsi? (was RE: Decimal separator with more than o ne c haracter?)

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Sat May 24 2003 - 08:27:50 EDT

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    On Wed, 21 May 2003, Rick Cameron wrote:

    > The people who write content for the website of the President of Iran -
    > - apparently prefer to use the word Farsi.

    Doesn't mean anything. Those guys are not linguistically competetive
    enough. You should try the Academy instead:


    > Give it up, Michael! Clearly 'Farsi' has become an acceptable alternative to
    > 'Persian'.

    Anyway, it is politically-incorrect to call it 'Farsi'.


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