From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Aug 14 2003 - 12:54:52 EDT
At 00:24 -0400 2003-08-14, John Cowan wrote:
>There are surely other countries that use $ as their currency symbol
>even though their currency is not called "dollar".
Such as Mexico, where $ means "peso".
> > In Portugal, "cÍntimo" (officialy and in practice). It seems that the
> > changelessness of this name was less severely enforced than the euro's.
Except in Ireland, though the struggle continues.
>"Lepton" in Greek was accepted from the beginning.
"Leptů" pl "leptŠ".
>And through this revolting graveyard of the
>universe the muffled, maddening beating of
>drums, and thin, monotonous whine of blasphemous
>flutes from inconceivable, unlighted chambers
>beyond Time; the detestable pounding and piping
>whereunto dance slowly, awkwardly, and absurdly
>the gigantic tenebrous ultimate gods -- the
>blind, voiceless, mindless gargoyles whose soul
Now that takes me back....
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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