Re: [Fantasy_Books] Pronunciation
- !Xabbu is a bushman......They speak with tongue clicks
and other noises. I think that is what the !
Personally I call him Zabboo also...
--- The Bohemian Piano <bpiano@...> wrote:
> I've been reading Tad Williams City of Golden__________________________________________________
> Shadow, and come across a name
> I'm not sure how it would be pronounced. "!Xabbu"
> with the exclamation mark
> in front of the X. I keep thinking that it is
> pronounced "Zab-boo" but how
> does an exclamation mark sound?
> Can anyone help?
> The Bohemian Piano
> PS Sorry to those who are getting this twice.
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- On Tue, 9 Apr 2002 05:18:53 -0700 (PDT)
Ken Ogilvy <kogilvy1@...> wrote:
> !Xabbu is a bushman......They speak with tongue clicksBeing a programmer, I tend to pronounce ! as "bang". But in C and C++,
> and other noises. I think that is what the !
> Personally I call him Zabboo also...
the ! symbol is interpreted as logical "NOT", so if I'm not careful I
speak !Xabbu as "Not Zabboo".
But I almost never read out loud, so it doesn't matter much.
"Neither master nor slave!"