Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Sun Jul 11 20:27:27 UTC 1999

Yes, and its Atlanta subsidiary will be known as PHCYAL no doubt.


>Speaking of stock markets...
>  The new San Francisco based internet start-up, Phone.Com, has the
>ingenious abbreviation PHCM on the Exchange.  Apparantly, traders can't
>wait to buy up these shares just for the opportunity of yelling out the
>shorthand from the floor.

Dennis R. Preston
Professor of Linguistics
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
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