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Re: OLOCA: YANALATEYHSMBSI pronounciation
- From: "La Monte H.P. Yarroll" <piggy at timesys dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 12:53:27 -0400
- Subject: Re: OLOCA: YANALATEYHSMBSI pronounciation
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Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
Please don't send personal email with Cygwin questions and suggestions.Noted. I suggest you change the note at the bottom of
http://cygwin.com/acronyms/ soliciting Cygwin comments via personal email.
All Cygwin-related correspondence should go to the main Cygwin list at
<cygwin at cygwin dot com>.
More below.The original quote would be acronyminated(sic) BIPOOTV (But I Play One
On Wed, 22 Oct 2003, La Monte H.P. Yarroll wrote:
In http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#YANALATEYHSMBSI you wrote:
"Don't try to pronounce it. Just... don't"
Clearly a challenge if ever I heard one. This is a remarkably simple
acronym to pronounce:
Thanks for the suggestion.
Well, let's see how well it bodes with the Cygwin community. If it gets
accepted, this might go into the OLOCA. I wish you sent the original to
the Cygwin list, so I could link to it in that case... Oh, well.
IANAL, but I play a Linguist on television.
For those not mired in the history of US television of advertising: some
time in the late 70's or early 80's a major drug manufacturer hired a
soap opera star to endorse their product. The add started "I am not a
doctor, but I play one on television...".
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