From: Mark E. Shoulson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun May 06 2007 - 11:49:43 CDT
Frank Ellermann wrote:
> Marnen Laibow-Koser wrote:
>>> I think you won't find any Anna Weisz - her name would be
>>> Anna Wei▀. The SZ should be unambiguous wrt German names.
>> You are wrong. See http://tinyurl.com/2jhedr .
> If I understand the genealogy page correctly that's a family
> with ancestors in Temesvar, so that could be an attempt to
> emulate szlig by sz in a country where szlig isn't used. Or
> maybe it's a genuine Hungarian or Romanian name unrelated to
> the German word for "white".
Whatever, there still are lots of people named "Weisz" out there (I've
known several, if memory serves correctly). What difference does it
make if their names are German, Hungarian, or Martian? They are not the
putative Wei▀ which is trying to be distinct both from them and from Weiss.
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