Re: "Stangelberger" in German - Translation Please #general

Evertjan. <exjxw.hannivoort@...>

Op 15 Nov 2005 om 11:43, schreef Tom Venetianer dit:
There are over 3,000 Google entries for the Stangelberger surname, so
it is NOT a mistake, such name exists, and could be derived >from a
place. Also, I wouldn't demean Wikipedia, it is a serious attempt to
create the world's largest cooperative encyclopedia. Tom
Hi Tom,

1 it is not in Wikepedia, afaik, but in lookalikes.

2 if you follow the links to that railway "bahn" it is a branching track
to the terminal station called "Engelberg".

3 I didn't say Stangelberg does not exist, I was the one suggesting that
Stangelberger is not a man on a hill, but a man in a place called

4 There is even a family name "von Stangelberg" in Google.

I only think that that link to a railway station is a mistake, and the
place probably is not in Switserland.

Since the place cannot be found by contemporary map-engines,
[<> has a country entry "Europe", very
usefull,] I would wager, it is a place in eastern Europe, long since
renamed to a Slavic name.

However, it is not[yet?] in ShtetlSchleppers.

Evertjan Hannivoort.
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