Re: Pronunciation of common Linux-related words
On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 11:35:03PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
> > On 03/31/07 23:35, cga2000 wrote:
> > [snip]
> > >> Not true. Try the lawn-guy-land accent for instance .. has the ugliest
> > >> and most exaggerated diphthongs of any English dialect I have heard.
> > lawn-guy-land?
> Long Island.
> But my question ...
> Is / pronounced "root" or "slash", as in "Is the file in slash-root-bin
> or just slash-bin?"
It's root. Just like /home is home. But /root would be "root's home".
It just makes all things simpler when talking about partitions and
stuff in real time conversation.