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Subject: Re: lepenis
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: October 25, 2006 at 8:20:16 AM
Reply to: Re: lepenis by LMS
This seems to be a real surname. Most of the references on the Web seem to come from Germany, though I can't find the name in my German surname dictionary, so it may not be originally a German language surname. It is probably an alternative spelling for a name which is more often spelled Lepenies. There is a German sociologist named Wolf Lepenies, and several references to him on the Web are typos which call him "Wolf Lepenis." However, there is a mathematician in Germany named Rouven Lepenis, and that does seem to be the true spelling of his surname, from the references I can find to him on the Web.

Here are a couple of probably legitimate references to Rouven Lepenis:

http://rosowww.epfl.ch/ismp97/ismp_pers2_2006.html

http://ordinarius.mathematik.uni-wuerzburg.de/~collani/betreut.html

This message was edited by the author on October 25, 2006 at 8:20:49 AM

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