Wasn't there a car called "Nova"  that totally failed in South America?
 No va means "no go" in Spanish.
Bzzt! Wrong! When you consider that "nova" is a Latin word, it stops making sense that they wouldn't know what it means in Latin America-- it doesn't even pass the sniff test.
>If T-mobile didn't suck so hard and the Sidekick wasn't marketed to douchebags, I'd probably go back to owning one in a heartbeat over the iPhone.
One might argue that the iPhone is marketed to douchebags as well. That seems to be Apple's core demographic.
I've never been canoeing before, but I imagine there must be just a few simple heuristics you have to remember... Yes, don't fall out, and don't hit rocks.