Etymology.—“ Now. boys," said a schoolmaster, “ I Vann you to bear in mind that the word ' etan ’ at the end of a word means ' the place of.’ Thus we have Afghanistan —the place of the Afghans ; also Hindustan—the place of the Hindus. Can anyone give another example?” Nobody appeared' anxious to do so, until little Tommy Tnbba said proudly: “ Yes, sir, I c*n. Umbrslla-stan—th* place for umbrellas !”
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