|Bill Phinn||06/12/2019 23:48:29|
|335 forum posts|
BT to a Chinese person's ears sounds exactly like the Chinese word for "snot".
|John Reese||07/12/2019 00:16:11|
|842 forum posts|
They are all crazy except you and me. Sometimes I wonder about you.
|Mark Simpson 1||07/12/2019 07:10:11|
|84 forum posts|
Mt first experience of this was when we had to submit our CAD software for virus and spyware checking to a specialist company employed by the UK nuclear sector, late 80's I think, it was all submitted on 1/2" magnetic tape I remember sending it off with a courier.
We then spent some weeks renaming hundreds of fortran routines in our cable analysis software, because the company didn't like the names of the internal routines.... They could find nothing wrong with the software, but did not like the names.... Utter madness, but they paid to have it changed; so we could sell them the software... Strange World
|Stuart Bridger||07/12/2019 08:42:23|
|455 forum posts|
I work for a US software company. There is currently a debate going around regarding the terms whitelist and blacklist. These are industry standard terms for inclusion or exclusion of objects. However there is a concern amongst some that the terms are no longer PC. Given how much other work we need to to keep our product ahead of the market, it's certainly not got to the top of the list.
|vintage engineer||07/12/2019 10:22:23|
254 forum posts
They have a problem in Spain as they are starting to get PC. The Spanish word for the colour black is Negra and Negro!
Don't confuse coño and cono!
Edited By vintage engineer on 07/12/2019 10:25:56
|noel shelley||07/12/2019 11:50:50|
|92 forum posts|
One doesn't like to criticize when there are so few of us perfect ones left !
|roy entwistle||07/12/2019 12:16:46|
|1189 forum posts|
Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble etc
|Brian Wood||07/12/2019 17:52:33|
|2203 forum posts|
There was the fiasco of the new breakfast cereal in the USA some time ago called HITS
Stacked on a shelf they read HITSHITSHITSHITS------
Edited By Brian Wood on 07/12/2019 17:53:43
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