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Re: Schwerdtfeger/Schwertfeger
Posted by: CJ Meyer Date: January 08, 2001 at 03:20:09
In Reply to: Re: Schwerdtfeger/Schwertfeger by Peg of 162

The "D" spelling is indicative of the older German tradition of spelling that changed in Germany, dropping this letter sometime in the 1800's - of course many opted to retain the traditional spelling. The dropping of the "C" is clearly an American trait.


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