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PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

gnome = gah nome
gnu = gah new
ssh = shush
fsck = fusk
isa = eye suh
ide = eye dee e
gaim = game
gkrellm = jee kay rell um
# = pound
$ = dollars
eth0 = eth ohh
javac = jay vac
gedit = geddit
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2005 5:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GTK => Gattaca :lol:
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2005 2:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2005 3:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

djlosch wrote:
Master_d wrote:
gnome = gah nome
gnu = gah new
ssh = shush
fsck = fusk
isa = eye suh
ide = eye dee e
gaim = game
gkrellm = jee kay rell um
# = pound
$ = dollars
eth0 = eth ohh
javac = jay vac
gedit = geddit


just curious, but is english not your first language?

Why would you say that? His pronunciations seem perfectly reasonable to me.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2005 4:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

aa

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2005 9:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmm, much the same as others--

gnome: g'nome
qt : cue tee
MySQL: my sequel
ssh: ess ess aitch
vi: vee eye
fsck: fisk
linux: l-"eye" nucks (long I). Linus pronounces in "leenucks", and pronounces his name "leenus"; common American pronunciation for the similar name is "l-'eye' nucks" (long I), so I do the same for his OS. This way, I'm slightly wrong and slightly right simultaneously.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2005 9:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

aa

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2005 10:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

okay, 9 pages of punctuation pronunciation (say that 10 times fast!), and not one entry for ? = huh.

also, [] are brackets, but also square brackets, to distinguish them from <>, angle brackets
# = the number sign
| = pipe, but i've also heard pike, and (being a math major) absolute value signs
^ = hat, or my personal favorite, "capital 6," since "carret" is a relatively obscure term.
' = prime

boinc = bo ink (not sure why boink never occured to me...)
vi = vie
linux = linnix (comes from living in the northeast where schwa is pronounced "ii")
gnu = nu - like the animal. i know it's wrong, but i could never get behind the hard g; it just sounds stupid.
SuSE= soo-see - just discovered this was also wrong, apparently, it's soo-say.
xmms = ex-em-es - i drop an m in the interest of not getting tongue-tied
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2005 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

djlosch wrote:
biggest discrepancy i ever hear is sql. some say it like sequel, but others (and myself) say ess-cue-el.


yeah, thats an annoying one too. all the windows server admins here call it sequel. everyone else i know says s-q-l.

ps: i pronounce linux "lin-ucks", not "lye-nucks". 8)
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2005 11:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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SuSE= soo-see - just discovered this was also wrong, apparently, it's soo-say.


It's actually a little different from that (assuming standard German pronounciation). The first syllable is "soo", the second one is not easy to explain without using something like IPA.

The vowel in "se" is pronounced like the last vowel in "mother".

Edit: AFAIK, Torvald pronounces "Linux" as "lee-nooks".
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2006 12:10 am    Post subject: *push* Reply with quote

pcmcia - pacmania
('c' anyone)
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2006 12:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

gnome= like the garden thingy, but i pronounce the g. just gnome, not guh-nome
sql- sequel, my web design teacher said it that way and it stuck
kde- K D E
fsck- F S C K
URL- earl *ducks*
GUI- G U I
linux- lin, as in linear. ux, as in sex. linear sex
suse- rhymes with goose
gnu- new, with a g in the front.

I dont know how to pronounce gentoo though, help!

is the "gent" like jent?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2006 10:49 am    Post subject: translating machine Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2006 1:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GNOME - guh NOME
GNU - guh NOO
Vi - vee eye
/etc/init.d/net.eth0 - et cetra init dot dee net dot eeth zero (that is, I don't pronounce slashes in pathnames...anybody else not do this?)
tty - titty
Linux - lynnucks (short i)
Gentoo - djintoo (I'm from the south, and although I pretty much have no accent, I still raise all e's to i's before nasals)
| - or (even when used as a pipe, so I'd say "ell ess or less" for "ls | less")
# - pound, but #! is shebang or hash-bang
! - bang
fsck - pronounced as it's spelled, i.e. with 's' functioning as the nucleus of the syllable instead of a vowel; but sometimes also "fusk".
Qt - cute
X11 - piece of shit :wink:
gkrellm - GEE krelm
Debian - DEE bee an (sometimes also DEBB ee an)
/usr - user
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 10:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Never heard linux being pronounced as "linix" before.

Myself, and most people I know say "line-ucks". At my old job they said "linn-ucks".
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

never thought about those ....

Microsoft = My Cross Of T (who th f... is T?)
Powerpoint = P over . (typo from M$?)
Word = W or D
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 5:56 pm    Post subject: pronunciation? Reply with quote

I have always wondered how do you pronounce Gentoo?
Is it like Gen(eral)too
or
like Gen(ocide)too?


I have always pronounced it liket he first one but I always hear people pronounce it wrong (or so I would think).


And also like Ubuntu...No idea how to do that one...


(sorry I am in A+...very VERY boring class)
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I actually had to look up how genocide was supposed to be pronounced differently (I use the same sound as in general), but now that I know, I agree with you: I also pronounce Gentoo as in general.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just re read it now and didnt come out like I wanted...Hard or soft G I should say :?:
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

/dʒɛn'tuː/ is how I've always pronounced it, but according to Wikipedia it should be /ˈdʒɛntu/ (as in gentle).
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Merged from here.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 5:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

gnome - guh nome
gnu - guh noo
vi - vee eye
tty - tee tee ty
linux - lin nucs
gentoo - jen 2
| - pipe
# - hash
! - bang
fsck - ffffsssscck
qt - que tee
x11 - ex eleven
gkrellm - gee krellm
debian - dee be an
/usr - slash you ess are
kde - kay dee eee
gui - gee you eye, or gooey
suse - soosuh
pcmcia - pee cee emm cee eye ay
^ - caret
xmms - ex emm emm ess
mysql - my ess que ell
ssh - ess ess ayche
gtk - gee tee kay
isa - eye ess ay
ide - eye dee eee
gaim - game
$ - dollar
eth0 - eeeth zero
javac - java see
gedit - gee edit
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 5:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Linux = lin -- ux
xmms = x m m s
gaim = game
gnu = g n u -- FUCK YOU I AM NOT SAYING IT THE RETARDED WAY LIKE THAT COMMY BASTARD RMS WANTS US TO SAY
where was I? oh yes
vi = vee eye
ssh = s s h
gentoo = gen as in generation
fsck = f s c k
Oh, can someone explain what the naming behind /usr, /etc, and /var are?
GUI = gee you eye
suse = soose, rhymes with goose
mysql = my s q l
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 6:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

linux = linn - uks
xmms = x m m s
gaim = game
gnu = guh new (though I only say that to say how stupid it is that people complain about it)
vim = vim
ssh = s s h
gentoo = djen too (I pronounce general and genocide the same... :oops:)
fsck = fisk
GUI = gooey
suse = soo see
mysql = my s q l or my sequel, varies
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 6:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Brainfart wrote:
linux = linn - uks
xmms = x m m s
gaim = game
gnu = guh new (though I only say that to say how stupid it is that people complain about it)
vim = vim
ssh = s s h
gentoo = djen too (I pronounce general and genocide the same... :oops:)
fsck = fisk
GUI = gooey
suse = soo see
mysql = my s q l or my sequel, varies
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Oh yea, I do vim = vee eye emm
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