New Name for Namibian Town is a Tongue-Twister

A linguistic storm is brewing in coastal Luderitz, where some residents of the Namibian town are protesting plans to change its name to !Nami#nus.
Those are not typographical errors.
The name, proposed by some local officials and tribal authorities, incorporates click-like sounds in the… http://goo.gl/a8PrNG

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