|Subject:||There's no etymological connection - that's what I mean by name book error...|
|Author:||Merriment (guest, 188.8.131.52)|
|Date:||August 7, 2003 at 3:53:32 AM|
|Reply to:||Yes, there is! by Satu|
Nor do I know anyone in the UK who uses Jacques for Jack or vice-versa. Perhaps they do in Northern mainland Europe?
Some books claim that Alice means 'truth' - it doesn't. Just because books claim it and people repeat it, doesn't mean there's a connection. It means there is an error.
I would differentiate here; perhaps you would not. Certainly, producing a PhD. has sharpened my perspective on this :)
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