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April 7, 2009

Random Video Game Name Generator

Ever wondered how game designers created those classic names for their games? Ever wondered how the names  Super Mario, Gears of War, Final Fantasy were coined? Now wonder no more, for the top-secret Name Generator has finally been revealed to the unknowing public….. not.

Surfing through the Hongfire forums, I found this little gem. Worth a small chuckle, if nothing else.

Video Game Name Generator Link

Some results from the “clicks”

  • Panzer Rugby Dungeon (Fantasy, sports and WWII – what’s not to like?)
  • Funky Makeout Anthology
  • Indian Typing – 2nd Impact (I have no idea what this is trying to imply)
  • Miniature Metal Mania (actually has a good ring to it, triple alliteration and all)
April 7, 2009

Impruvd inglis

Not my article, but reprodused here for yur reading pleasur.

I like the proposed UN English language modifications to make English easier for everyone to learn! The European Union commissioners have announced that agreement has been reached to adopt English as the preferred language for European communications, rather than German, which was the other possibility. As part of the negotiations, the British government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a five-year phased plan for what will be known as EuroEnglish (Euro for short).

In the first year, “s” will be used instead of the soft “c”. Sertainly, sivil servants will resieve this news with joy. Also, the hard “c” will be replaced with “k”. Not only will this klear up konfusion, but typewriters kan have one less letter.

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