Sunday, March 11, 2007

Weird news of the King

Elvis plus Finland plus Latin equals huh?

I use Gmail and love it. (If you need an invite because you're still using some archaic webmail service, shoot me a message.) I usually get my weird news via the Reuters "Oddly Enough" feed which shows up in my RSS clips in my email. This time, I got my weird news via A.Word.A.Day, which you really should subscribe to if you remotely care about language.

AWAD has a weekly theme for its words; this week was Latin-derived English words, prompting a subscriber to send in this weird little tidbit about Latin-speaking Finnish Elvis Fans. (Finns?)

Doesn't make sense, but you gotta love it.

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