Colin (electric_monk) wrote,
Colin
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Nintendo "Wii"

Discussing it on IRC, I can't get over the suckiness of Nintendo's new name for the Revolution, and so must post about it here.

Nintendo "Revolution" sounded pretty cool, but apparently it was no good. "Wii"? Sounds like they just wanted a small name that easily goes between Japanese and English - sadly, they picked one that's regularly used in various places worldwide to mean urine (or here in Scotland, "small" too)

Even worse than Puff Daddy becoming "Diddy", which here means "idiot" or sometimes "tit".

And while I'm complaining about stuff, that episode of the Simpsons written by Ricky Gervais was terrible.
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