Damphyr wrote:
> Paulus Esterhazy wrote:
>> Eero Saynatkari schrieb:
>> 
>>>P.S. It should be called 'numbat', 'aardvark'
>>>     or, as a last resort, 'myrme' :)
>> 
>> 
>> I rather like "echidna".
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echidna
>> 
> This is just typical of latin speakers: They use something just because
> it sounds great not bothering to figure out what it means in the
> language it comes from.
> Echidna means viper in greek and in the greek mythology, Echidna is the
> mother of among others Cerberus, Chimera and the Sphinx(and yes, all the
> others were monsters too).
> Not very nice connotations with that name guys. Nope, it's not a spiny
> aardvark.

I am quite certain that they knew what it meant. Have
you ever met an echidna? :)

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