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- Subject: Re: Announcement: The birth of Ophal Project
- From: Axel Kittenberger <axkibe@...>
- Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 13:52:54 +0200
Dimiter> Don't worry about it. There would be always someone complaining...
He isn't complaining. He doesn't actually care, its just a friendly
tip that a bad chosen name get be a stopper. Don't be so fast to diss
other claiming their just complaining.
Philippe> I think it is hard to come with a name that hasn't a negative sense in
Philippe> one language or the other... :-)
Yes, but although majority-thinking isn't cool either, with english
you got a quite a big speech-community affected.
Peter> Famously the Toyota "MR2" sports car just-about translates
phonetically to "shit" in French.
Or there is the Chevrolet Nova that surprisingly didn't sell well in
the spanish speaking countries - literally meaning no-va: Doesn't