Why is it spelled Vergil but not Virgil

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User Info: DarkIconoclast

DarkIconoclast
4 years ago#1
Quirky huh?
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SHMYazoo
4 years ago#2
Once again Tameem messes with the original na-- oops.
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User Info: AlexxShadenk777

AlexxShadenk777
4 years ago#3
Because his name is Vergil, not Virgil.
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User Info: Rising_shadow

Rising_shadow
4 years ago#4
Because the original name is Vergilius, typically translated to Vergil, not Virgil. That's the english dumb way of translating it.
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User Info: Pesmerga255

Pesmerga255
4 years ago#5
Rising_shadow posted...
Because the original name is Vergilius, typically translated to Vergil, not Virgil. That's the english dumb way of translating it.


Vergilius sounds like a dinosaur.
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AlexxShadenk777
4 years ago#6
Pesmerga255 posted...
Rising_shadow posted...
Because the original name is Vergilius, typically translated to Vergil, not Virgil. That's the english dumb way of translating it.

Vergilius sounds like a dinosaur.

Pesmerga sounds like sperm.
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User Info: Rising_shadow

Rising_shadow
4 years ago#7
Vergilius sounds like a dinosaur.

Well duh, it's latin, like species names. Dumb western barbarians don't know language roots, brah.
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User Info: Pesmerga255

Pesmerga255
4 years ago#8
AlexxShadenk777 posted...
Pesmerga255 posted...
Rising_shadow posted...
Because the original name is Vergilius, typically translated to Vergil, not Virgil. That's the english dumb way of translating it.

Vergilius sounds like a dinosaur.

Pesmerga sounds like sperm.


Only if you want it to, baby. ^_~
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User Info: DarkIconoclast

DarkIconoclast
4 years ago#9
Vergilius sounds like some forbidden sex act.
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Rising_shadow
4 years ago#10
Well, it's no cleveland steamer, boyo.
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