Re: The golden ligatures collection.

From: Philipp Reichmuth (
Date: Mon Jun 03 2002 - 17:06:38 EDT

Another side note, this time really off-topic:

WO> The word golden has also a connotation of classic and well thought of, as in
WO> the world of songs, for example there was a television series on the German
WO> television channel Sat-1 some years ago which had the title of something
WO> like "Die goldene Hitparade der Volksmusik", though I may not have
WO> remembered the title exactly, which had classic German volksmusik songs from
WO> years ago. So, golden ligatures as a reference to the ligatures being from
WO> days gone by and thought of with affection seemed appropriate.

You should probably choose a better reference example. Quite a lot of
Germans are so hideously annoyed by Volksmusikhitparaden that using
one as reference for something "classic and well thought of" might not
really serve the purpose.


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