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Old 08-01-2002, 09:43 AM   #1
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Talking Just for FUN! How would you...


Just recently Lilo and Stich hit the big screen and I got my second tast of difference in punctuation. So, I was curious which punctuation do you prefer????

Lie Low Lin Nux

vs

Lee Low Lie Nux


I use Lie Low and Lin Nux.

What about the rest of you?


Cheers
 
Old 08-01-2002, 01:15 PM   #2
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I pronounce LILO as leelow, and linux as it must be pronounced http://www.linux.org/info/sounds/english.au
 
Old 08-01-2002, 02:19 PM   #3
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hasn't this already been beaten to death somewhere around here?

i usually use lie low and lin ucks - occasionally i say lee nucks.
 
Old 08-01-2002, 06:54 PM   #4
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Oh, god! Not another one!

My pronunciation guide:

Linux = Lin Ucks
Lilo = Lie Low
MySQL = My Squirrel
PostgreSQL = Post Grey Squirrel
Mandrake = Man Dee
SuSE = Soo Zee
Any others?
 
Old 08-02-2002, 01:16 AM   #5
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/dev = death

 
Old 08-02-2002, 12:00 PM   #6
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lame ass thread
 
Old 08-02-2002, 01:17 PM   #7
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Hey Relix, if it's so lame why did you read it and post to it?

I say

linux = lih nux
lilo = lie low
 
Old 08-03-2002, 05:28 AM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by Relix
lame ass thread
Lame comment .

I say lin ucks and lie low.

In the UK everyone I meet seems to call linux Lie Nux for some reason though.
 
Old 08-03-2002, 05:47 AM   #9
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I say Linux very similar to Linus' orginal version (using Polish pronounciation, fortunatelly it's correct there).
LILO in Polish - like 'Lee Lo' ('lo' like in 'London'), in English I prefer 'leelow'
 
Old 08-04-2002, 02:33 AM   #10
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Wow, I guess since most of us don't get to talk to each other, just type, we never really get to hear how each other pronounces things.

Here's mine:

Linux = LIN(win, sin, and gin all sound alike) Uh (as in duh) X
LILO = LEE LOW (rhymes with crow-the bird, and joe-the text editor)
pico = PEE K Oh (as in doh like homer)
SuSE = Sue Ssss (like a snake)
java = ja wa Just for fun

Cool (K oo (as in drool) l)
 
Old 08-04-2002, 06:00 AM   #11
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hmm never really thought about it.

but here I go

Linux = at one point (Ly Nuts) then Later (Len ucks) but maybe I will change to (Lin Nux)
LILO = Lye Low
SuSe = Sues eey

Windows = Slow Death By torture of not expanding the possibillities of using your mind and having no control to exterminate bugs without calling the exterminator.

Sorry thought I would throw that in, even though I still do use windows
 
Old 08-04-2002, 06:23 AM   #12
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PostreSQL - Post gress - cue - ell

If you pronounce it "Postgress - sequel" then you're almost certainly an American.

SeQueL came out after SQL which was IBM's contribution to 4th gen languages in the 1970s for System R (I think). Yes, SeQueL is easier to say but in that case please be consistent and call it HuTMuL instead of "Haych - Tee - Em - El".

Bert

Linnucks
Lye -low (I like the poolside inflatable analogy that's why)
 
Old 08-04-2002, 06:32 AM   #13
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Actually I pronounce that one:

HTML = HIT MAIL

Oh and:

SCSI = SKUZZ EEE
 
Old 08-04-2002, 06:52 AM   #14
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Hitmail? Really? Do other people know what you mean?
 
Old 08-04-2002, 06:58 AM   #15
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ha ha ha ha, sure, because anyone who I would say "hitmail" to would actually read it rather than hear it. I am the geekiest person I know, so I don't get to hear anyone say anything other than "Chad, can you come over and fix my computer, I will buy you some pizza".
 
  


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