Re: Pronunciation of "Unicode"

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sun Jul 16 2000 - 22:29:53 EDT

On Sun, 16 Jul 2000, Tex Texin wrote:

> John,
> Yes I had meant you. So if you are outside NYC, you don't
> say the Brooklynese "toidy toid street" (33rd st.) ;-)

Right. But after 20 years here I do say "stand on line", "get on line"
(for "stand in line", "get in line") with complete naturalness.

> Anyway, I must have missed some prior e-mails, because I couldn't
> tell why we seemed to be trying to agree on the pronounciation.

I wondered how different people pronounced it, that's all; apparently
even at Unicode Central there are three pronunciations in use.

John Cowan                         
C'est la` pourtant que se livre le sens du dire, de ce que, s'y conjuguant
le nyania qui bruit des sexes en compagnie, il supplee a ce qu'entre eux,
de rapport nyait pas.               -- Jacques Lacan, "L'Etourdit"

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