Top Ten REJECTED Names For Turkey


		Top Ten REJECTED Names For Turkey


1. TurkLand (due to apparent confusion with Dysneyland, mainly among Turks living in the LA area) 2. TurkWorld (due to apparent confusion with DysneyWorld, mainly among Turks living in Florida) 3. Ottoman Empire (due to apparent confusion, mainly among Turks, with lands extending from the Balkans to Mongolia) 4. Turkey-NOT-turkey (due to disagreement between Turks and turkeys on who should have the capital T) 5. Midnight-Express-Ville (due to fear of over-exposer of Top Secret Turkish Government files) 6. Turkalonia (sounded too much like Babelonia) 7. Kurdistan (sounded too much like there are Kurds in Turkey) 8. Cool-Country (Tourist Dept.'s fear that people seeking hot weather wouldn't visit Turkey) 9. Turk-o-Rama (Fear that American kids would make fun of people named "Turk") and.... 10. Turkey-in-EEC (Fear of boycott by Portugal, due to its large turkey export) ================================================================== From: hminassi@sdcc13.ucsd.edu (HM) Subject: Helpful Post: Info On The Name Issue Summary: Goble...goble Date: Sat Dec 04 22:26:35 EST 1993 Organization: University of California, San Diego


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