Yet more Wordplay

Mark A Mandel mam at theworld.com
Sun Feb 23 23:03:42 PST 2003

On Sun, 23 Feb 2003, circadian rhyme wrote:

#David Silberstein writes:
#  I bring this up because I suddenly realized that "Newhouse" might well
#  translate to someting like "casa nuova" => "Casanova".
#At this point, i must note that my surname, Echeverri, comes from the
#Basque Etxeberri, "etxe", house, and "berri", new.  But i was never
#very good with the ladies.

Oh, delightful! Believe it or not, I was wondering just yesterday what
that name meant; I knew it was Basque.

-- Dr. Whom, Consulting Linguist, Grammarian, Orthoepist, and
   Philological Busybody
   a.k.a. Mark A. Mandel