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post #21 of 78
Asus is AAAZUUS

not


aahhhsus.

Well apparently.
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post #22 of 78
fen-om or fee-nom doesnt really matter does it? as long as people know what you mean at work we say fee-nom but thats not very often as everyone buys intel
     
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post #23 of 78
I've always pronounced it the way that rhymes with venom.
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post #24 of 78
Quote:
Originally Posted by djsi38t View Post
Linus is a tool.if it can be pronounced differently,he will do it.

There actually isn't a proper way,what is accepted is what would be considered proper.

I personally think fee-nom is the proper way.
lol i hate how he pronounces physx like fizz ex
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I noticed Linus also says pro-cessor a lot....
post #26 of 78
how would you pronounce phenomenal? fee nom enal? or fen omenal?
    
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post #27 of 78
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Originally Posted by thisizbrian View Post
how would you pronounce phenomenal? fee nom enal? or fen omenal?
Fen - I put the phonetic spelling above.
    
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post #28 of 78
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Originally Posted by thisizbrian View Post
how would you pronounce phenomenal? fee nom enal? or fen omenal?
Phenomenal (fəˈnämənəl)

The ə is a Schwa and sounds like "uh"

This is literally a few posts above yours. The phonetic (IPA) spelling in the brackets it exactly as it should be pronounced (in American) with lots of "uh" ... and

Fuhnaahmuhnuhl

^ indeed.

In English it would be (fəˈnŏmənəl)

Fuhnomuhnuhl


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Also, PhysX can be pronounced "Fizz Ex" as the word is not actually a word and is a stylised noun. There is no reason to assume it should be pronounced the same way as the word you expect it to be (physics)
Edited by omega17 - 6/15/11 at 11:10am
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fee-nohm (nom nom) Ryhmes and sounds almost exactly like Venom, or Veeh-nohm
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post #30 of 78
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Originally Posted by InF3Rnus View Post
fee-nohm (nom nom) Ryhmes and sounds almost exactly like Venom, or Veeh-nohm
Erm.. No. Not even close

(veh-nuhm)

(fee-nom)

Completely different
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