Re: [Czechlist] TERM: obscenity? "akcenturace"
- In a message dated 10/31/00 2:41:47 PM, m.ginter@... writes:
>My 7-volume Czech dictionary doesn't list "akcenturace." The closestDo people look in the dictionary to see if a word reminds them of c'urák
>listing is "akcentuace" or "pritakavani." Associations? "Tur" is a rare
>word for "bull." So, "akcenturovat" could refer to accentuating one's
>bovine character. LOL "Turovat" can mean " to crank up (volume)" so maybe
>"akcenturovat" is to overdo your accent. :-) No phallic symbols, I'm
>afraid. Besides, "akcenturace" sounds like an activity rather than an
>object. The only thing the word evokes is "accent."
before they start making fun of it? No. If somebody hears that term in a
word, then it's unacceptable for use as a trademark, no matter what the