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Re: [SCA-JML] Homonym Hell

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  • Solveig Throndardottir
    Noble Cousins! Greetings from Solveig! ... The modern business card was introduced from the United States in the 19th century, however it replicates calling
    Message 1 of 2 , May 25 8:45 AM
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      Noble Cousins!

      Greetings from Solveig!
      > Yoko is fairly trivial, it only has eight or so meanings and all but
      > one
      > are names. Even Japanese have problems with names, probably one reason
      > for meishi (business cards). For real fun, look up kan!
      The modern business card was introduced from the United States in the
      19th century, however it replicates calling cards which were in use
      back in the Heian period. The Heian version of the things included such
      essential information as court rank and uji membership.

      Your Humble Servant
      Solveig Throndardottir
      Amateur Scholar

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