Re: Dutch oven summary
Richard Ickler (icklerr@LAINET.COM)
Fri, 21 Apr 1995 21:59:40 PDT
Rod Keen said:
>Several people suggested that the DO headed west in the US with
>the settlers during the 1800's. Aparently these settlers went from
>farm to farm peddling these and other utensils for a living. These
>people were German but, for some reason, were known as dutchmen.
Just for your edification:
The German name for Germany is DeutschLand. Germans are "Deutsch". As
happens a lot that got corrupted to Dutch. Now if I knew why Hollanders
were called Dutch :) ??
Richard C. Ickler
Scoutmaster, Troop 14
Long Beach, CA
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