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Subject: Re: The surname Diesel
Author: Getb   (guest)
Date: July 27, 2012 at 11:10 PM
Reply to: Re: The surname Diesel by Charls

I never said that Spanish people were slave under Germans... But under the Spanish empire any European was fair game to become an owner of slaves or a boss in the Spanish empire... We have in Peru two towns inhabited by many Germans (although that happened a long time after the country became a republic)... "Dies" and "Diaz" are Spanish surnames (-ez means "son of" and "día" means "day) but the particle "-el" at the end of the word is unheard of in Spanish surnames... I guess we have Spanish words that end in it like "anaquel" but not Spanish surnames ("anaquel" is a flatboard mounted on a wall to store stuff, books and things you will sell mostly, it is a synonim of "estante")

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