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Name of 'swoard'

Post by Katsunori » Wednesday 1 February 2006, 12:08

I have a question.
Is the name of 'swoard' meaning ?
It's come from sword ? or swiss + board ?

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Post by cmachine » Wednesday 1 February 2006, 12:23

see here: viewtopic.php?t=218&highlight=swiss+board+swoard
nils wrote:We have chosen SWOARD as a brand name: it is the sword that cuts deep, and also a contraction of swiss and board.. Lets hope you like both the logo and the name.
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Hi cmachine ,

Post by Katsunori » Wednesday 1 February 2006, 13:07

thanks !
My imagination is as same as the 'answer' !

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KIS Philosophy

Post by nils » Wednesday 1 February 2006, 13:51

Swiss people and some french ;) believe in the KIS philosophy: Keep It Simple!

Its sometimes very hard to follow ( especially in my architectural field), but when you succeed its very efficient!

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Post by István » Wednesday 1 February 2006, 13:57

In my studies I have learnt it as KISS - Keep It Simple and Sexy....

But nowadays I practice CYA more often, meaning Cover Your Ass.... ;-)


Cheers,

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:)

Post by nils » Wednesday 1 February 2006, 14:14

hehe excellent!

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Post by gdboytyler » Wednesday 1 February 2006, 20:18

I always heard KISS to mean "Keep It Simple, Stupid".

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Post by Guy » Wednesday 1 February 2006, 21:41

Is there an official way to pronounce Swoard? Is it 'Sord' like sword is pronounced in English, or is it pronounced as it's spelled (with the 'w' sound) :?: :)
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depends

Post by nils » Wednesday 1 February 2006, 21:58

we say sWoard, brits say soard :)

Must admit its not easy to say, especially from a foreign mother tongue

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'Japanese sword' versus 'Gun' .

Post by Katsunori » Thursday 2 February 2006, 12:56

Japanese sword=Katana is very Hard and sharp !
http://www.kami-douga.com/movie/toribia3.htm

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Post by Guy » Thursday 2 February 2006, 22:05

Looking forward to trying the Katana Extremecarver one day then 8O
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