En réponse à Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]>:

> PS I would much have prefered if the EU currency had got called _écu_
> (homophonous pl _écus_) as earlier planned. Sounds good (if you can
> pronunce
> that [y]!), have historical justification, is nice Abbrev, and avoids
> that
> omnipresent "euro".

I would have liked it too, but the Germans disagreed. After all, well before
the name "Euro" was adopted, they already called the Ecu: the Euro-mark.


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