Maybe using "completely different" instead of distinctly different will solve the problem for people that do not seem to get it? Not sure because to me it is no clearer than the first (and then you get smart asses saying, "well it is not completely different... this word contains an s aswell and has vowels too" etc.
Distinctly different in this case is simply that no parts of the capital name are derived from the name of the country. If even I as a non-native english speaker find it obvious, native speakers really shouldnt have an issue with it. Though I know time restraints can really influence your cognitive abilities.
I think we should give them Moldova. It would help Moldova a lot, as they probably don’t have any good Pad Thai places right now.
but is distinctly different to it" to "begins with the same letter as its country, but does not contain the country name." ???
Possibly need another minute.
The manuscript known as First Bible of Charles the Bald or Vivian Bible was produced in the scriptorium, or book workshop, of the monastery of St. Martin of Tours in West Francia in 845. It was commissioned by the man who had then been the lay-abbot of the monastery for two years, count Vivian (appointing lay officials, instead of monks, as abbots of important monastic institutions was a usual habit during Carolingian times). This manuscript of the Bible was destined to be offered to Charles the Bald (born 823–died 877), king of West Francia since 840, who would later on hold the Carolingian imperial title in the last years of his life in 875–877. Not long before 845 Charles had renewed St. Martin’s monastery exemption from taxes and other privileges, and the Bible manuscript was made for him as evidence of the monks’ appreciation. It was given to the king during a vi