On Wed, 25 Sep 1996, jos van den broek wrote:
> Please use the proper name for the great microbiologist Van Niel. He deserves
> it! 'Van Neil' is an improper and Northamericocentristical spelling! Van Niel's
> name has not been derived from the Anglo-American first name 'Neil', but most
> probably from one of the two Belgian towns Niel.
Please take the time to read the newsgroups. I did not post this
article. A colleague in the lab accidentally posted in my name. If you
want to blame him for spelling of Van Niel, then go ahead, but please do
get on my case.
dedgell at cs.dal.ca