Re: Euro currency sign

=?iso-8859-1?Q?Alex_B=FCchner?= (ag.buchner@ulst.ac.uk)
Mon, 20 Oct 1997 13:40:47 +0100


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From: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Alex_B=FCchner?= <ag.buchner@ulst.ac.uk>
To: "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>,
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 13:40:47 +0100
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.

... pronounced "urin"? Very good.
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