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Re: greek pun?

From:Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>
Date:Friday, December 10, 1999, 18:59
At 4:19 pm -0600 9/12/99, Ed Heil wrote:
>Oh, and the modern Greek speaker in question thinks it's stupid to >represent Microsoft as "Mikrosophos," and finds the whole thing >stupid. So either this whole thing fails for modern Greek speakers or >he's got a poor sense of humor.
I suspect the latter - or a fan of Bill Gates (or both)
>Well, *I* thought it was funny. :)
Me too :) Ray. ========================================= A mind which thinks at its own expense will always interfere with language. [J.G. Hamann 1760] =========================================