|Subject:||Yes, there is!|
|Author:||Satu (guest, 188.8.131.52)|
|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|
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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