[DWJ] "Orthogonal" (orthogonally to T-shirt slogans)

Nicholas Jackson nicholas at makyo.org.uk
Tue Jun 8 18:58:07 EDT 2010


On 8 June 2010 18:32, Helen Schinske <hschinske at aol.com> wrote:

> I remember telling one of my college professors that the translation
> "ox-eyed Hera" bothered me, because I kept hearing it as "oxide Hera."


There's a British mobile phone company called Vodafone, which I always want
to pronounce "vo-DAF-oh-nee" (to rhyme with "Persephone") but I suspect
people might look at me strangely if I did.

    nicholas


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