- The Old Editor identifies some peculiarities of state names
- As you see, the demonym of a country is often used as an adjective: A Syrian is a native of Syria; you can also refer to the state of the Syrian economy after years of civil war. But not all place names lend themselves conveniently to this.
- Trump's Super Tuesday
- One reason is that demonym: Sanders's own home state is voting, and according to FiveThirtyEight, he has a greater than 99 percent chance of winning there. Unfortunately for Sanders, there are only 26 delegates to be split among the candidates.
- Who is trying to get rid of Farnworth's identity?
- Whilst Boltonians may be proud of their demonym, there are many in Farnworth who are equally as proud of theirs and wish to remain being called 'Farnworthians'. I call upon the mystery employee/person who edited Wikipedia to make themselves known.
- David Astle: When citizens sound like aliens
- Demonym is Greek (another demonym) in origin, meaning name of the people. In Commander Hadfield's case, the obstacle was Mancunian, the tag for Manchester. The astronaut blinked on being told that information.
- All about demonyms, or What's in a name?
- The technical term is demonym, and some are not as obvious as you might think. Thanks to collegiate athletics, there are the familiar monikers such as the Hoosiers of Indiana, the Iowa Hawkeyes, the Jayhawks from Kansas and the Cornhuskers in Nebraska.
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