Sunday, April 18, 2010

In which an Icelandic volcano prompts the funniest paragraph on the Internet today

Yglesias writes:

Ever since the eruption, I know I can’t be the only person who’s been wondering how to say “Eyjafjallajökull.” In principle, the Internet and its multimedia cornucopia ought to shed a lot of light on this issue. In practice, no matter how many times I click over here and hear it pronounced, I can’t come any closer to saying it myself.

I thought oh come on how bad can it be. And then I clicked through to Wikimedia and I burst out laughing.

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