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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].