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Re: You touched one of my pet peeves (was Re: dpkg: syntax error)

On 03/27/2011 11:25 PM, Marc Shapiro wrote:
On 03/27/11 19:52, Scott Ferguson wrote:

And Double-U Double-U - I "know" that is how it's supposed to be, but
I've spent years (delighting in) saying "wuh" "wuh" "wuh" (as in the
Magyar "w").

How about combining all three of them into 'hexa-u"?


German has a common usage for something like that:  they would say
"dreimal weh" where weh would be pronounced vay. I.e., "three times double-you." You hear it more often in "zweimal"--two times. Zweimal Kaffee, when you're ordering
with another at breakfast, etc.


Blessed are the peacemakers...for they shall be shot at from both sides. --A. M. Greeley

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