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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: De El Escorial versus Del Escorial - Closure
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 1999 18:48:19 -1000
Thank you kindly. That's good to know.
D. Spencer Hines
Lux et Veritas
D. Spencer Hines --- Scratch an American academic, particularly one
from a mediocre university, and you will often find a fraud, who
doesn't even know that he or she is a fraud. --- 6 September 1999
R. Ben Madison <> wrote in message
> In case anyone is interested, the rule is identical in French. When
> definite article forms part of the name itself, it does not combine
> foregoing preposition.
> For instance, take the Paris suburb of Le Vesinet. Jacques
> Le Vesinet" would be "de Le Vesinet," not "du Vesinet."
> Same rule, different language.
> R. Ben Madison
> Join the Kingdom of Talossa!
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