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The designer (http://zelfkoelman.com/) is Dutch, and the name is actually a pun in Dutch. The word 'Ferrolic' is pronounced almost the same as the Dutch word 'vrolijk', which means 'happy' or 'joyful'.




His name "Zelf Koelman" in dutch literally means "You're cool yourself" which I find hilarious.


I pronounced his name as "Self Cool Man" :D


It's also a pun on the English frolic (which derives from the Dutch word, apparently).


Also "ferrofluid" because the fluid is ferrous (contains iron.)




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