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From Emmanuel LŽcharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Version 2.x - Norweigian Wood
Date Sun, 06 Dec 2009 21:13:40 GMT
Glenn Ivar Klausen a écrit :
> Emmanuel LŽcharny wrote:
>>
>> Don't get me wrong : I don't think that giving nicknames to a project 
>> (even with some spelling issues) is a bad thing. The problem is that 
>> it's hard to remember which version it's associated with, and it may 
>> have some local interpretation which may be embarassing; One 
>> interesting example is the Mitshubishi Pajero car : try to sell this 
>> car in spain  ! (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/pajero)
>>
>> Let's stick to the version numbers, it's just plain ok.
>
> Since we're talking  about bad car names anyway, I would like bring 
> this little flower from Honda to broader audience. When they in 2001 
> released news of the new model, now called Jazz, with the original 
> name Honda Fitta they didn't do proper research. I Scandinavian terms 
> (Denmark / Norway in particular) Fitta means slut or cunt, and the 
> slogan was:
>
> "Honda Fitta - small on the outside, but it feels big once you're in it"
> "Honda Fitta - an everyday pleasure"
>
> Now, consider the marked for that model... :-D
LOL !!!


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