Re: Euro currency sign

Paul Fidler (
Mon, 20 Oct 1997 12:27:57 +0100 (BST)

Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 12:27:57 +0100 (BST)
From: Paul Fidler <>
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Subject: Re: Euro currency sign

> Nobody wants the name "euro" and it carries entirely the wrong
> semantics, and the citizens were not consulted about it, but the
> damage has been done, and cannot easily be undone, so we're stuck with
> it. Let's just hope we can find a suitably derogatory nickname :-)

I have heard 'Eurin' suggested in the past.

Paul Fidler
Cambridge University Engineering Department
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, UK