[thechat] Pronounce URL

Judah McAuley judah at wiredotter.com
Tue Oct 7 20:58:46 CDT 2003

Chris Evans wrote:
> Kevin Stevens wrote:
>> term World Wide Web because the acronym was 9 syllables long
> World Wide Web - I count three syllables, four if you mangle wor-eld...

But the acronym (WWW) is 6 syllables by my count. Dubba-you Dubba-you 
Dubba-you.  Which is interesting if only because the acronym has more 
syllables than the phrase it stands for.


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