[ANSTHRLD] House Porto - Household name and badge

Maridonna maridonna at worldnet.att.net
Thu May 29 06:26:23 PDT 2003

The Black Star lists his name as <Oporto>.  How is it supposed to be
spelled?  Would the difference in spelling change the conflict aurally?
Andrea / Maridonna

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Ronald Blackman" <eirik at hot.rr.com>
To: <heralds at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2003 7:30 AM
Subject: RE: [ANSTHRLD] House Porto - Household name and badge

> How about House blank of Porto?? Keeps Porto in the name, but they'd
> have to figure out something else to add.
> Eirik
> >Here is the verdict on House Porto.
> >
> >Websters Geographic Dictionary and Encarta encyclopedia both list Porto
> >as an important city in Portugal.  I bet Britannica lists it as well.
> >
> >This is not registerable since it conflicts with an important place-name
> >both modern and from period.
> >
> >sorry for the bad news
> >Magnus
> >orle herald

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