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Re: [Fantasy_Books] Pronunciation

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  • Matthew Graybosch
    On Tue, 9 Apr 2002 05:18:53 -0700 (PDT) ... Being a programmer, I tend to pronounce ! as bang . But in C and C++, the ! symbol is interpreted as logical
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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 clicks
      > and other noises. I think that is what the !
      > signifies.
      >
      > Personally I call him Zabboo also...

      Being a programmer, I tend to pronounce ! as "bang". But in C and C++,
      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.

      --
      Matthew Graybosch
      http://www.starbreaker.net
      "Neither master nor slave!"
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