Ceylon For Sri Lanka

Discussion in 'General' started by Sproaty, Oct 14, 2018.

  1. Sproaty

    Sproaty Boudly

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    I'm curious why the term Ceylon is used for Sri Lankan products? I'm aware that SL was previously named this - but are oils and such named so to add more prestige/finesse to the name somehow? Similarly to how most fragrances will use the term 'ambre' instead of 'amber'

    Just wondering :)
     
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  2. AbuTominaga

    AbuTominaga Whats this Oud About?

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    I think it's just simply easier.
    Ceylon or Ceylani, rather than "Sirilankan".
    I think it's also more common because of the tea... you'd hear "Ceylon Tea"... I don't think I've ever heard "Sirilankan Tea" though...if ever.
     
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