Stan Goodman <stan@...>
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on Mon, 22 May 2000 00:00:31 -0500
Subject: Yizkor BooksI suppose you found "Ostro Maz" in a document which had a lot of
abbreviations, for that is what "Ostro Maz" is. The name of the place is
still as it always was, "Ostrow Mazowiecka", the second word being there to
distinquish it >from another Ostrow elsewhere; i.e. this is the Ostrow in
"Ostro Maz" is "the new name" in the same sense that "NYC" is the new name
of what was formerly "New York City".
vegetarian n. (vej-e-tar'-i-an) >from an archaic Amerindian word meaning "Unsuccessful Hunter"