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Becoming a Hojeelinor

posted Jul 20, 2008, 10:31 AM by Brian Tanner
I'm thinking about starting a software company in Alberta.
No disclosure yet on what we'd do, who would be involved, or what timeline I'm thinking of.  Suffice it to say that I like developing software, I have a good eye for quality (I think), and I have some cool ideas that might make a difference in the world.

 And, my ongoing commitment to a quality product will matter in the sector that I have in mind.  So I just have to keep thinking about this stuff in my spare time and see what happens.  I'll start talking to people soon.

But that's not the reason for this post.  I was talking to Nolan Bard, and he asked if I was going to become a zillionaire.  I said no, I wanted to make Hojillions of dollars, not zillions.  (Hojillion by the way was brought to our group by Colin Cherry, or at least to me through Dan through Colin).

Nolan asked how to spell the word that would be someone with Hojillions of dollars.  We then decided, that if you had that much money, you could probably spell it any way you want, and in fact, you could probably pay Websters to put a picture of you beside the word.

 So, the official spelling that I am adopting is: hojeelinor.  As in "when I launch my software company and sell soo many copies of our software, I will be come a hojeelinor".

Now, of course, I'm not really in it for the money.  I want to be comfortable, but most importantly I want to do something I can be proud of, something that excites me, and something that can make some sort of difference in the world (for the better).

 But hey, I just googled for hojeelinor, and there are 0 hits .  I'm going to try and make that word happen, cause it's funny.