Mispronouncing acronyms

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 18:57:03 CDT 2010


Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> I pronounce a wide variety of IBM mainframe mnemonics.  For example
>> BALR ->  Bal-err.
>
> I'd start to worry if you began pronouncing CDC 6000 CPU memonics...

To be honest, the only reason I don't is because I've never written that 
kind of code on a daily basis.  No matter how unpronounceable the 
mnemonic, I guarantee that, after a while at least, I'd start 
pronouncing them.

Peace...  Sridhar



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