Re: Names for Earth in Sci-Fi
"Butch Malahide" <fred.galvin@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
Indigenous Martians, Venerians et al. will have their own alien names
for our planet. In Mark Twain's Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit
to Heaven, Earth is called "the Wart".
The Martians (Or rather the Nume from Nu) from "Auf Zwei Planeten" by
Kurd Laßwitz, around 1890, called Earth "Ba" and humans "Bate". Though
I assume that these transliterations are more useful to Germans.
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