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[filmscanners] Re: FINALLY, why Nikon LS-8000 bands




Art,

> If you fully follow my explanation, you will see that even a single line
> CCD using Nikon's design and method of image capture could easily cause

Sure.

> However, the grammatical word endlich, is now commonly being spelled in
> Germany entlich, like my name.  If you don't believe me, just go to
> Goggle and put entlich into the search engine.  I used to do this to
> monitor web references to myself and my extended family members (we are
> the ONLY Entlich's in all of North America today, as far as we can
> determine).

So this is where the German language is now going. I know that this is
a word that is often misspelt, but only the internet allows people to
write "entlich" without being corrected. Knowing what the correct
spelling is (I lived in Germany for 18 years and did most of my
education there), I tend to shiver for a second, then read on every
time I encounter something like that (there are lots more of this
kind).

> Do you really think I wouldn't know the history and grammatical
> reference and spelling of my own last name?  This reminds me of my

No, I was just objecting to the incorrect spelling. Your story is
quite entertaining, though. Similar to Viktor Vasarely, a Hungarian
artist who had to adapt his name (from V\'as\'arhelyi [TeX syntax],
which is pronounced quite differently) when he moved to France.

> And, by the way "Eureka" ("I found it!"), and  "finally!" or "at last!"
> are often used in English interchangeably, and I was informed of the
> translation of "Enlightenment" by a German scholar (maybe he was confused).

I know, I know...

  Andras

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