On 12/30/2010 10:59 AM, Christian Schenk wrote:
> It is an acronym for: Micro-kid.
OK, then I have to ask ...
why is it pronounced with a short 'i'?
Perhaps because I don't speak German,
I would have expected maybe "meektex" as a pronunciation.
So I'm going to guess: it is a pronunciation of the 'i'
that "works" (i.e., is recognizable) in both English and German.
Happy New Year!