Monday, April 25, 2005

It's Just Fun To Say

If there is a case that is more fun to say than Helicopteros Nacionales de Colombia v. Hall, I haven't found it.

Especially if you roll the "r" in Helicopter-r-r-r-r-os (I know it shouldn't be rolled because it isn't an "rr", but that doesn't make it any less fun to r-r-r-r-roll... r-r-r-remember-r-r R-r-ruffls have R-r-r-idges?)

4 Comments:

At 10:25 PM, Blogger Now with 110% more bitter! said...

You should have heard Fuentes do that last semester... now that guy can roll his R's. And getting the appropriate pronunciation was quality - though the rest of us just looked like posers when we tried to say it.

God I miss that guy.

 
At 10:43 PM, Anonymous Tim said...

Yeah, see, in the distant reaches of my memory the name of that case is spoken in Prof. Cooper's voice, and that's just not so exciting.

 
At 8:11 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

My prof pronounces it as only an old white man could: Heeley-cop-tear-ohs.

 
At 6:36 PM, Blogger LawDawg said...

We spent a great deal of time on that case last year. The other night, I had a dream I was riding in a helicopter, but everyone was calling them HelicopTEROS. That was when I realized that law school has finally made me insane.

 

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