Nicholas Bodley wrote:

>Story goes that when the rock band Mötley Crüe first appeared in Germany,
>at the opening of the show, they were greeted by (presumably friendly)
>chanting in the audience of the German pronunciation (although I find
>"Crüe" to be really awkward). I don't know what the band's reaction was.
The only proper response would have been "Hellooooo Cleveland!!!! Let's
crank it up to 11!".

Didn't we have this discussion about a year ago whether this use of
diacritics represents poor use of writing systems, or merely marketing
of a product using writing system elements as design elements? Pretty
much any English T Shirt in Japan is guilty of the same thing, whichever
it is.