Er, uh, that Icelandic Volcano…yeah.

Have you heard the name of the currently-ash-spewing volcano in Iceland?

No?  Me neither.  Eyjafjallajökull is its name; the translation is “island mountain glacier.”  Most reporters seem to be avoiding the proper name and are sticking to “the volcano in Iceland” or some such avoidance technique.  I can’t blame them.  If you’d like to hear a few brave reporters try, check it out:

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