Re: pronunciation of daemon
On Tuesday, 25 January 2000 at 16:47, Pollywog wrote:
> On 25-Jan-2000 Brian J. Stults wrote:
> > Silly, but... How do you pronounce "daemon"? I thought it was
> > pronounced "day-mun", but an online dictionary I checked said it had the
> > same pronunciation as "demon".
> I pronounce it "demon" but I have heard a few people pronounce it "day-mun".
> Since they also say "Lie-nucks", I went with "demon". :)
Both of those are legitimate, if old-fashioned, pronunciations. People
who pronounce it Lie-nucks have probably just been using it since
before the Great Pronunciation Controversy...