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    How do you say ....

    Ok, it's been a while since the last one so it's time for another edition of "How do you say?" ....

    Linux: Len-ucks, Len-icks, Line-icks
    SQL: S. Q. L., Sea-quill
    GNU: Guh-new, G.N.U.
    OSI: O.S.I., osy
    fsck: fff sss kkk, fisk, fuck
    init: in it, eyenit
    GNOME: Guh-nome, knowm
    KDE: K.D.E. Kadie

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    Re:How do you say ....

    I usually call SQL sequel.

  3. #3

    Re:How do you say ....

    According to a sound file featuring Torvalds that shipped with an old version of Red Hat (6.x I think). Linux is pronounced Lin-ucks.

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    GNU - Guh-new I heard the founder pronouce it as that on a linux documentary.

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    and isn't SuSE, Sues-uh ? thats how i heard them pronounce it in Revolution OS, people at my school call it susie heh

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    Re:How do you say ....

    I try not to say things like that outloud.

  7. #7

    Re:How do you say ....

    Klaatu, Barada, Ni*mumble*to

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    Re:How do you say ....

    [quote author=Ashcrow link=board=17;threadid=7390;start=0#msg68088 date=1058376390]
    Klaatu, Barada, Ni*mumble*to

    Isn't that last part:

    Nas - fah - ra - two

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    Re:How do you say ....

    No, its actally Nik -two. If your a really old school movie buff, you will remember this as the line that the robot says when it comes out of the space ship in "The Day the Earth Stood Still."


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    Re:How do you say ....

    yeah I think mine was from a different line in some game or something like that ???


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