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WCSYC

Eclipse Aviation just unveiled their new $850,000 business jet this past weekend. In the Wall Street Journal's coverage, they note:

When Eclipse announced its plans in 2000, most people in the aerospace industry gave it no chance of succeeding. After repeatedly encountering skepticism, the Eclipse design team, which includes about 180 engineers, coined an acronym to describe their reception: WCSYC (pronounced "wick-sick), for "We couldn't, so you can't."
Helping start a company in the wireless space these past few months, I've heard that plenty of times, along with the variant, TDSYW, for "They didn't, so you won't." I love Eclipse's attitude. It's much easier to take pot shots at innovators than to innovate oneself.

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