[LMB] Cultural differences (Telecom)
bo at dendarii.com
Tue, 2 Jul 2002 00:11:29 +0200
"POUNCER" <altpouncer at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Necessarily for her readers, Lois refers to
> the "Com-Console", but it seems to me so
> ubiquitous a widget would have a single
> sylablle designator. What might it be?
> "Com"? The "K'sole"?
Depends on the language or culture :)
For example in Swedish "phone" is always "telefon" with
all three syllables, maybe the Vorkosiverse inhabitants
are also not as eager to shorten gadget names.
// Bo Johansson
P.S. This is on-topic, I believe?