Clive D.W. Feather
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Fri Dec 15 21:17:28 UTC 2017
Garrett Wollman said:
> > The Oxford English Dictionary, which is about as close to an authority on
> > the English language as you'll find, has 31 uses of the name Kiev and none
> > of Kyiv. Several are for "chicken Kiev" or other similar dishes.
> Note that the OED explicitly considers proper nouns to be out of
> scope, unless they develop unrelated senses or change parts of speech.
True, and it's Kiev that has developed those senses.
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