Re: [CR] Proper Pronunciation: Pogliaghi - now: Shortening it?

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Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 00:15:09 +0100
From: "Martin Appel" <martin@team-ware.de>
Organization: RC Concordia 86 =?ISO-8859-1?Q?M=FCnchen?=
To: "Dr. Paul Williams" <castell5@sympatico.ca>
Subject: Re: [CR] Proper Pronunciation: Pogliaghi - now: Shortening it?
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cc: Donald Gillies <gillies@cs.ubc.ca>
cc: Donald Gillies

Dr. Paul Williams schrieb:
> Of course, to those Brits and expats like myself on the list - "riding
> the Po" might be met with a certain amount of derision (Pot (with a
> silent T) being one of the slang/ jocular ways of referring to a
> gazzunder or chamber pot)!

Wasn't the Palo Alto personal computer nicknamed "gozunda" by its creators because it gozunda the desk? But i doubt even personal computers *that* old are on topic ;-)
> On-topic, were there other cycling names which were contracted like
> Campag/ Campy?

"Peg" for a Pegoretti comes to mind. Anyone calling his Pinarello "Pina"?

Martin Appel Munich, Germany

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