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Old 11-13-2012, 08:31 AM
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Originally Posted by DerekS View Post
Agreed ! Calling the series a 4er would be a big mistake, especially for the Asian markets like China and Japan, where the number 4 (shi) can also translate into "death" !
Not to mention that "vierer" can sound like something rather nasty to a non-native speaker. But then, "dreier" does sound like laundry appliance, too and that is not preventing big sales numbers. Marketing is overrated.

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