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RE: Euro currency sign

From: Alex Büchner <ag.buchner@ulst.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 13:40:47 +0100
Message-Id: <01BCDD5D.C61CBB40@ijgj110.infj.ulst.ac.uk>
To: "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>, "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>, "unicode@unicode.org" <unicode@unicode.org>
> 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.
Alex G. Büchner
Northern Ireland Knowledge Engineering Laboratory
Phone:+44 (0)1232 368394  Fax: +44 (0)1232 366068
URL:  http://www.infj.ulst.ac.uk/staff/ag.buchner
Received on Monday, 20 October 1997 08:48:11 GMT

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