Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Sat Jun 16 16:08:20 CEST 2001

"Jonathan Gardner" <gardner at> wrote in message
news:9gdol3$8i7$1 at
> Does this mean "Vim" is "vee eye em" or "vim"????

"vim" is a perfectly good Latin word (in the accusative case)
meaning "strength".  As it happens it's ALSO a perfectly
good English word (no doubt a late formation from the Latin
one, mid-1800's) meaning "robust energy and enthusiasm"...


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