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Re: Sofa-fiets??




 op 10 mei 1998 om 10:00 u, schreef Arybert Lekkerkerk :

>Dit berichtje vond ik op de internationale mailing-list HPV-digest.

>Sofa-fiets, klinkt wel grappig.

Het bezwaar is de uitspreekbaarheid. Ligfiets bekt gemakkelijker dan
sofa-fiets. Dat gaat gemakkelijk 'slijten' tot Sofiets en later sof-fiets,
vrees ik. Maar wel een leuk idee, zo'n interlinguale naam. Wat is
eigenlijk het Esperanto voor ligfiets?  

>Wat vind je van bikovkowishtsh als het russische woord voor fiets?

>Mark J Matarella schrieb:
>>
>>  I found it amusing that when using the DEC Altavista sites web page
>> translation service that a page that appeared to be in German to English
>> the word Liegerad came out as 'Couch Wheels'! ;-)
>>
>>  Mark

>                            Hi Mark,
>    That's what I call a word-for-word translation(Liege=couch,
>Rad=wheel).
>    Think of Mark Rehders favourite term: Sofacykel. Perhaps we should
>try to
>find a world-wide accepted , clear, simple and obvious name. Just
>imagine:

>       English      -      SOFA bike
>       German       -      SOFA(hr)rad
>       Danish       -      SOFA cykel
>       Dutch        -      SOFA fiets
>       Italian      -      SOFA cicletta
>       Russian      -      SOFA bikovkowishtsh
>       Japanese     -      SOFA # {~$>/\^&
>       Suisse       -  VeloSOFA (The Suisse always gotta have s.th.
>different)

>  You know what I mean? From know on there will be a world-wide
>expression for
>  recumbent:   SOFA +  x ( Suisse: x+ SOFA)
>                         x =  national term for bike
>     The international generic term will be:  SOFAMOBILES
>     abbreviation:     SOFA

>That's short, simple and catchy , it's  brilliant. I only see one minor
>problem : the United Nations have to come to an unanimous agreement, but
>that's
>easy,isn't it? ;-)
>                                       Kurt the sofa-rider
>   _ at        at                 at 
>_ <<       \\_/\_%        #\\_/\_%                     
 *)/(*)   (*)  (*)        ((*)  (*)

>Met hart. groeten.
>Arybert Lekkerkerk 
>arybert.l at consunet.nl

Groeten, 
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Arnold Kester                 Arnold.Kester at stat.unimaas.nl
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