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Re: Country names

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, May 16, 2003, 7:57
Quoting David Starner <dvdeug@...>:

> On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 10:42:56PM +0200, Andreas Johansson wrote: > > I occasionally write "tetragon" - I wasn't aware of the term > "quadrilateral". > > When feeling particularly obnoxious I'll speak of "n-gons" ... > > I've actually seen n-gons fairly often as math major.
I didn't claim I invented them. The dreaded _n-hörning_ has been a staple of my maths lessons. The nice thing is that _n-hörning_ [En'h2:n`IN] sounds alot like _enhörning_ [e:n'h2:n`IN] "unicorn" ... Andreas