Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
I suspect they fell prey to the B5 syndrome: running out of names for governments, so they just started casting at straws for names they haven't used yet.
And by that I mean: On B5, all five major governments had to have different names of course.
Not just the major ones! Among the League nations we have:
I think they must have a list, and each government name can only be claimed by one nation, and new arrivals have to settle for whatever's left