Arnt Richard Johansen wrote: > On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 10:51:20AM -0400, <deinx nxtxr> wrote: >> Sai Emrys wrote: >>> Here's Okrent's list: >>> http://uchiblogo.uchicago.edu/archives/2009/06/ten_interesting.html >>> >>> >> If I was going to poke fun at E-o words, I think I'd have >> picked something like "scii" rather than "birdo". > > The UoC Magazine does indeed refer to "gxuu" in the lead-in > paragraph. Odd e-mail orthography _and_ a repeated vowel. Do > Esperanto words get stranger than that? The orthography isn't odd at all. The "X-system" of digraphs is commonly used when the daft hats aren't available, but I'd guess the general public doesn't know that. I like to use "scii" because it includes not only the double "ii" but the tongue-twisting initial "sc" [sts].