M is Mike and Marcus's favourite letter
I remember tripping with some friends in the woods a couple of years ago. We were talking about music and somebody brought up Boards of Canada and that letter M thing from Peel session interview. Then we spent a long time talking about letters, which ones are our favourite, what do we imagine them look and act like etc. Oh, well, you can probably guess how it went.
But recently, while doing some research for school, I stumbled upon a thing called phonaesthesia/phonosemantics. It's a branch of linguistics that refers to the idea that written representations of sounds carry meaning in and of themselves (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_symbolism
This has nothing to do with anything, I just remembered it now when I saw you mentioning the letter M being Sandison bros. favourite.
Me and my friends went through the whole alphabet that night. Good times. My memory is fuzzy, but we figured that the letter "M" has this feminine mother personality to it.
Well, don't mind me, lol, I've had a few beers.
To make my post worthwhile, here's a squirrel from Banff National Park: