from Old English Flæming "native or inhabitant of Flanders," from Old Dutch Vlaemingh, Old Frisian Fleming, both from Proto-Germanic *Flam- (see Flanders). The Germanic name was borrowed in Medieval Latin as Flamingus, hence Spanish Flamenco, Provençal Flamenc, etc. French has flandrin "a lanky lad" (15c.), originally a nickname of a Fleming, thence "any tall and meagre man," as they were thought to be [Kitchin].
1. Fleming discovered penicillin by accident in 1928.
2. Ian Fleming's original unpublished notes are to go under the hammer at London auctioneers Sotheby's.
3. At last the fighting ceases, giving Fleming time to contemplate his experiences.
4. Dr. Fleming's discovery of penicillin occurred in 1928.
5. The writer is the Investment Manager of Jardine Fleming Investment Management.