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#16 COKid

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 00:04

You don't just go around muddling words up for no reason :wacko: (unless you have some medical condition)

 

Or you were just at your local pub. Would being drunk be considered "medical"? ;)




#17 farmeunit

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 00:06

You missing the option "I have never heard anyone calling it Foxfire". Not even as a joke.

I've heard it quite a bit.  Not as much as I used to, but always annoying...



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Posted 26 February 2014 - 00:15

Let's see, I've heard people call

 

Novell: Novel/Noh-vohwl/

 

Internet explorer: Internet Exploder (they were serious, and not making a joke)

Boolean as Booleen

 

Tuple can be pronounced as too-pole or tuh-pole (but it gets annoying when people always correct each other saying there way is correct)

 

BIOS I've heard people pronounce this as bi-asz or bi-aws it is pronounced BI-oh-s

 

And most frequently 

OSX (pronounced OS 10 for those who don't know their Roman Numerals) as OSx (ohes-ex)



#19 +techbeck

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 00:21

Have you asked anyone why they are calling it that?? You don't just go around muddling words up for no reason :wacko: (unless you have some medical condition)

 

I believe everyone is at one time a little bit dyslexic



#20 Raze

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 00:24

The Clint Eastwood movie Firefox?  Nope.

 

Or the browser from Mozilla.  Again nope.



#21 Praetor

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 00:27

well, considering that these are warwagon's clients, it's no wonder...

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OSX (pronounced OS 10 for those who don't know their Roman Numerals) as OSx (ohes-ex)

 

unfortunately, even that i know it's OS 10, i never, ever, EVER heard anybody calling that, only Ohes-ex. :/



#22 Hum

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 00:28

nvm



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Posted 26 February 2014 - 00:52

I've actually had my dad call it "foxfire" before. :rofl:



#24 Luc2k

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 03:05

Most users I know that aren't too good with computers actually call it Mozilla because that's the first word in the shortcut. Pronunciation does vary a bit though.



#25 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 03:09

Honestly? I've not heard it called foxfire, but my knowledge if tech and <people in the tech know how> is regretfully, limited



#26 Raze

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 04:08

Wait just a minute...are we being warwagonned?   :shifty: