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Subject: Yes, there is!
Author: Satu   (guest)
Date: August 6, 2003 at 12:16:27 PM
Reply to: But it's still true that the nickname Jack in the UK has no etymological connection with Jacques... by Beaucoup de Merriment
Hi again!

The connection between Jacques and Jack is very much newer than the original one, but still - it exists!

I'd never say that for a medieval English person Jankin seemed to be a Flemish name (as I don't know what a medieval English person thought) - I just wanted to show the way that name took to make the connection between John and Jack clear.


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