Carronade The Yankee Sailor Carronade

The Sea is a choosy mistress. She takes the men that come to her and weighs them and measures them. The ones she adores, she keeps; the ones she hates, she destroys. The rest she casts back to land. I count myself among the adored, for I am Her willing Captive.

I've relocated to a new Yankee Sailor.

Friday, April 07, 2006

French Not Hot on European Union Domain Name

Over a half million Europeans rushed to register domains in the first twelve hours of the new .eu domain space, but the French seem less than enthused:

The initial registrations Friday mostly came from Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Belgium, [EU Commissioner Viviane] Reding said. Previously, special groups registered 320,000 names since that became available in December.
Could it be that they don't like that EU is also the initials for the United States in French (Etats-Unis)?