From: Brian Phillips (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Feb 05 2002 - 17:03:36 MST
<<From: Damien Raphael <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: CLIMATE: Cooling, not warming...
On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 02:20:44PM +1100, Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 12:01 PM 2/4/02 -0800, the planetary science major Damien wrote:
> >> the Malenkovich Cycles, which have a far greater impact on climate
> >Milankovitch, for anyone who wanted to websearch for more information.
> Milutin Milankovic, actually. :)
Google and the Encyclopedia Britannica say Milankovitch, as do both of
my geology texts.
I note that even if I had been wrong about the correct spelling (he was
Serbian. Do they use Cyrillic? _Is_ there a single transliteration for
the 'ich'?) I would still have been right about it being the best term
for websearching, because that's how I checked the spelling the first
time: respective Google counts.
- -xx- Damien X-) >>
The beautiful Serbo-Croatian girlfriend tells me that the proper
spelling would be (in Latin letters) "Milankovic", but would be
pronounced "ME-Laan-Kov-VICH". Children are taught
in both Cyrillic and Latin scripts.
The usual spelling convention into English from south Slavic
"Tomic" prounouces "TD-ome-ICH" etc.
Incidentally Serbo-Croatian has some very neat words...
the word for darling (fem.) is "draga".
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