[EVA] [off-topic] Singaporean SPAM
tom at computerworks.net
Thu Nov 6 08:31:43 EST 1997
On Thu, 6 Nov 1997, Andrew Huang wrote:
> > ## Hmmm.. better not use the word "jap"...
> > ## Glad that you ask at least one EVA question. :) Anyway, she is
> > ## of mix-blood between Japanese and German. Her father is a German,
> > ## and her last name is "Langley", which I am not sure if it is a
> > ## proper German name.
> Langley is a common English name, and not a German name. Too many
> vowels, and no harsh consonant sounds, like "sch" or the German "r". :)
If I remeber correctly, Asuka was born in the United States, but moved to
Germany when she was young, so her parents could work for the German
branch of NERV.
A ship known as the "Juipter" was renamed the Langley, converted into
the first US Aircraft Carrier (CV 1), and served as a carrier from 1922 to
1937. The US Navy has a short history of early aircraft carriers at
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