User talk:Nordlending

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On twinning towns: Check [1]? Twin towns are adjacent (neighbouring) towns. --EvenT 21:59, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

Not true. Twin cities are neighbouring cities. There is a difference between twin towns and twin cities (according to wikipedia).
On the page Town twinning (= your link), it says: This article is about partnerships between towns distant from each other; see Twin cities for the unrelated concept of physically neighbouring cities. Further down (on the page Town twinning) it says: In Europe, such pairs of towns are known as twin towns, 'friendship towns' or, in German, 'partner towns' (Partnerstädte); in North America and Australasia, the term 'sister cities' is used for the same concept; and 'brother cities' (города-побратимы) is the term in the former Soviet bloc.
Nowhere is the term twinning towns (or twinning cities) mentioned; not on the page Town twinning, nor on the page Twin cities. If you click the link Twin cities, it says: This article is about cities geographically close together; see town twinning and the list of twin towns and sister cities for distant cities linked in a partnership.
Note that I'm not claiming that twinning towns is an incorrect term; I wouldn't know. But according to wikipedia, the correct terms are twin towns and friendship towns (in Europe). According to Google, none of the many towns and cities on use the term twinning towns (or twinning cities). In your opinion they are all wrong ... Nordlending 01:33, 16 September 2006 (UTC)
You are absolutely correct. Sorry for not checking better, before starting an argument. Twinnings towns are used as the action to twin towns, not a term for the "twinning result".--EvenT 18:30, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

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