70s-child wrote:I don't know how many Tintin fans are there on this forum, but the description of Tauri Hessia always reminded me of the country in King Ottakar's Sceptre, and that was definitely meant to be Eastern Europe.
Ming wrote:I hadn't thought of that before, but yes, now that you mention it, Tauri Hessia is certainly very similar to Syldavia. And your reasoning about the greetings, etc do point to Eastern Europe.
Tony, when did you visit Romania? And out of interest, when did you stop globetrotting?
Fatty wrote:Speaking of which, the name 'Pilescu' sounds very Romanian (the suffix -escu means 'son of' in that language).
I know I've asked this before, but how do you pronounce Pilescu?
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