A Conversation for Descriptors for Sexual Minorities

Lambda - Halflife

Post 1

The Cow

I am **not** wearing my halflife t-shirt again!

Lambda - Halflife

Post 2

Fragilis - h2g2 Cured My Tabular Obsession

The marketing folks for Halflife clearly needed to do better research. smiley - winkeye

Seriously, though, companies have made cultural mistakes like this in the past. The Chevrolet Nova is probably the most famous. Nobody in Mexico would buy the car, and the marketing folks were embarrassed to learn that "No va" means "won't go" in Spanish.

Lambda - Halflife

Post 3

The Cow

Ah, yes. The Ford Ka works ok when the word for 'four-wheeled thing you drive' is Automobile, not Car.

Lambda - Halflife

Post 4


That's not actually true.

Check out this website: www.snopes.com

There's a section that deals with economic and business-related stories...

[bows respectfully]


Lambda - Halflife

Post 5

Martin Harper

Hmm - Ka doesn't give me hassle - just call it the Kay-Ay... the alternative is to use a short a instead of a long a - but Kayay is almost as fast to say anyway...

At last, a car which doesn't try to pretend it's a heavenly body or an italian... smiley - smiley

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