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Re: [vox] Pronounce it to find hidden meaning...



On Sat, 14 Sep 2002, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 14, 2002 at 11:22:36AM -0700, ME wrote: 
> > Do we pronounce the name of the group like a toilet god, or like a race
> > car tire changing guru?
> 
> It actually has an invisible "G" (kinda like a silent "G", but exactly
> opposite), as in "GNU/Linux Users Group of Davis".
> 
> So it's actually:  "glue god"
> 
> ;)

Wayyyy back when, I thought it was considered appropriate to actually
pronounce the G in GNU to make it obvious there was a G in the name. Of
course, the living entity we call a gnu is pronounced differently...

-ME

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