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Subject: [DNA] Re: Magellan
Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2003 10:43:48 EST
In a message dated 11/8/03 9:11:15 PM Central Standard Time,
<< Magellan was probably the first westerner - Spanish earlier than Cook.
He was Portuguese and his name was Magalhaes. The English couldn't
pronounce his name so they wrote Magellan.