Re: Pronunciation of common Linux-related words
On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 08:43:13PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
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> On 03/31/07 19:33, Karl Goetz wrote:
> > Dusty Wilson wrote:
> >> gnu = new, guh-new, or ?
> > guh-new (GNU ... is pronounced /guh-noo/, approximately like /canoe/."
> > from gnu.org)
> >> gnome = nome, guh-nome, or ?
> > to me, guh-nome
> Rhymes with "duh" and sounds sooo.... ignorant sounding.
I agree it sounds pretty stupid, I think G.N.U. would sound better
than Guhnoo. And GNOME is obviously smoother than Guhnome, but if
that's how the devs meant for it to be pronounced that is how I will