[PW] Uncanonized Saints ...

Katherine Harper kharper4 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 11:55:39 PST 2017

"L" at the end of a German noun makes it diminutive, so I'd say "St.
Wapniacl" was a very small Silesian.


Katherine Harper, Ph.D.

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On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 2:17 PM, Peter Zilahy Ingerman, PhD <pzi at verizon.net
> wrote:

> I am (well old enough to be) aware of "St. Wapniacl" as the old mnemonic
> to remember the offices of the President of the United States’ Cabinet. It
> was arranged in order of creation and importance: State, Treasury, War,
> Attorney-General, Postmaster-General, Navy, Interior, Agriculture, Commerce
> and Labor.
> But if "Wapniacl" were an actual surname, what might be the Womb at t's
> conjecture as to its ethnic origin?
> Peter
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