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kelli - ran 2 miles a day for 2012, aiming for the same for 2013 Started conversation Sep 27, 2005
I heard somewhere (probably something on radio 4) that Sir Norman Foster *hates* that everyone calls it the gherkin. I wonder why?
Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated Posted Sep 27, 2005
Kat - From H2G2 Posted Sep 27, 2005
Probably because a gherkin isn't the most beautiful and majestic sounding of words Kelli I, of course, am just guessing.
This was really interesting Pearl, thanks for that. I wonder if more buildings will start to be designed to be more cylidrical from now on too...
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