Fwd: Naming The future.
kavanagh.tommy at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 21:42:55 UTC 2013
oops, replied directly rather than to the list - doh!
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From: Tommy Kavanagh <kavanagh.tommy at gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 9:40 PM
Subject: Re: Naming The future.
To: barry b <bpb101.1 at hotmail.com>
I'd have said the first of the two pronunciations - as in shun-ach.
Also thought of sublime sionnach if supreme didn't get traction.
sublime: Of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great
admiration or awe.
supreme: Superior to all others
Maybe i'm over analysing it :) More to mull over.
On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 6:26 PM, barry b <bpb101.1 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> After Much tought and google Supreme Sionnach dosent seem that bad. Easy
> on the toung too. The toung may rule a few enrtrys out this time around.
> One Question however. How do to you pronunce it? I found 2 People Saying
> it online found here. http://www.forvo.com/word/sionnach/ I think the
> pronunciation from the middle of ireland ( as seen on the map in link)
> gives a more english like sound than the rural irish equivalent.
> > Hmnnnnnnn........
> > Good idea.... Yes go for it. It will cost nothing to have an idea.
> > The letter S you say, to get the ball rolling; how about something like;
> > Supreme Sionnach
> > Sionnach being Irish for fox, or does that break the rules? You could
> work out some concocted reasoning after if needed.... The fox being
> cleverest of animals (ok, maybe folklore based), fast and with stealth,
> wild and free (meh..., wild?), cunning in its approach, and naturally has a
> colour scheme which would fit very nicely with the default Ubuntu scheme :)
> Might have a related Mozilla vibe there too if there's no bad history there
> that I'm not familiar with.
> > So, Just a thought to get the ball rolling,
> > Oh, and by the way, hi everyone and best to you all for 2013 :)
> > Cheers,
> > Tommy
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