"Pentax" in English literature

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Holger Bargen
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Re: "Pentax" in English literature
In reply to bkpix, 3 months ago

Thank you for sharing this nice Webpage. It's fun to play with it and check some words.

Regarding Pentax things become a Little frustrating if you compare it with other companies. You can't select Canon because of it's meaning as a word in Englich, too. But Nikon and Olympus works fine:

https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=Nikon%2CPentax%2COlympus&case_insensitive=on&year_start=1900&year_end=2008&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t4%3B%2CNikon%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3BNikon%3B%2Cc0%3B%3BNIKON%3B%2Cc0%3B.t4%3B%2CPentax%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3BPentax%3B%2Cc0%3B%3BPENTAX%3B%2Cc0%3B.t4%3B%2COlympus%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3BOlympus%3B%2Cc0%3B%3BOLYMPUS%3B%2Cc0

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Holger

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