origins of "kludge"
huw.davies at kerberos.davies.net.au
Thu Mar 31 01:29:50 CST 2005
On 31/03/2005, at 1:48 AM, Kevin Handy wrote:
> Huw Davies wrote:
>> Well kludge has been in common use in Queensland (Australia) since at
>> least the early 1900s as the name of an outside toilet. This probably
>> pre-dates any computing reference :-)
>> In Queensland it's pronounced to rhyme with judge,
> We know you furriners don't know how to speak english properly, unlike
> us Americans [;)], so, how do you pronounce "judge" in Queensland?
> joo-j, jud-j, ju-ah-j, ja-j, ???
Rhymes with kludge :-)
OK, jud-j, certainly not joo-j.
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