History Quotes / ItIsPronouncedTroPAY

4th Nov '16 9:34:44 PM Prfnoff
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->''"I have observed that, while most Common Lisp users pronounce [[AC:macrolet]] to rhyme with "silhouette," a small but vocal minority pronounce it to rhyme with "Chevrolet." A very few extremists furthermore adjust their pronunciation of [[AC:flet]] similarly: they say "flay." Hey, hey! ''Trés outré.''"''

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->''"I have observed that, while most Common Lisp users pronounce [[AC:macrolet]] to rhyme with "silhouette," 'silhouette,' a small but vocal minority pronounce it to rhyme with "Chevrolet." 'Chevrolet.' A very few extremists furthermore adjust their pronunciation of [[AC:flet]] similarly: they say "flay." 'flay.' Hey, hey! ''Trés outré.''"''
4th Nov '16 9:34:10 PM Prfnoff
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->''"I have observed that, while most Common Lisp users pronounce [[AC:macrolet]] to rhyme with "silhouette," a small but vocal minority pronounce it to rhyme with "Chevrolet." A very few extremists furthermore adjust their pronunciation of [[AC:flet]] similarly: they say "flay." Hey, hey! ''Trés outré.''"''
-->-- ''Common LISP: The Language'' by Guy L. Steele
8th Nov '14 12:21:13 PM LongLiveHumour
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->'''Rimmer:''' You always put the emphasis on "Rim" in "Rimmer". Makes me sound like a lavatory disinfectant. \\
'''Lister:''' Well, what do you want me to call you? "Rim-MAIR"!?
-->--''Series/RedDwarf'', "Kryten"
27th Oct '12 9:59:33 AM StFan
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->'''Data:''' ''(Doctor Pulaski has just mispronounced his name)'' Data.\\
'''Pulaski:''' What?\\
'''Data:''' My name. It is pronounced "Dayta". You called me "Dahta".\\
'''Pulaski:''' What's the difference?\\
'''Data:''' One is my name. The other is not.\\
'''SF Debris:''' And really, if you were to say the ship was called the "USS ''Enterprisay''" and the ship computer corrected you, would you start arguing with it? Even if you do not see Data as a person but as a machine, do you think the machine does not know what its own name is?"
-->-- ''Website/SFDebris'' review of the the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "The Child"
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