British government refuses to change Londonderry name to Derry
November 9, 2015
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“The British government has refused to change the name of Londonderry City to just Derry despite a 75 percent Catholic population who prefer the old Gaelic name of Derry, which means ‘oak.’
Thousands of people had signed opposing petitions over renaming the city to Derry.”
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Languages do matter!