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This finance startup chose a most unfortunate name and got entirely the mockery you’d expect

Well, it’s one way of generating a bit of attention for yourself, a new finance company that went viral on Twitter today because, well, look.

Now, in one particular part of the world, a nonce is a ‘random or semi-random number that is generated for a specific use, typically related to cryptographic communication or information technology.

‘The term itself stands for “number used once” or “number once” and is most commonly referred to specifically as a cryptographic nonce’.

So entirely appropriate, then. Except, in another part of the world, it means something entirely different.

And it got just the responses you think it got on Twitter.

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Not everyone saw it as a problem.

Well, maybe.

To conclude …

Source Twitter @0xPolygon

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