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How Do You Pronounce 'WWW'?
Tod Wicks
We all know how to type it but how do you pronounce it?  As far as I know it's the only acronym that uses more syllables than the words it's trying to describe:

double-you double-you double-you = six (count 'em, 6) tongue-twisting syllables versus the three words:  world wide web.

I've come to simply use a shorthand method:  dub-dub-dub.  Quick and easy, most people understand what you're saying in context.

Let me know what you think.

Tod

August, 2000 



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Tod Wicks
A life-long "telephone man," he has installed and repaired residential and commercial telephone systems, designed circuits, programmed PBXs and fiber optic systems, as well as taught end users and customer engineers how to use and maintain their systems.  For this field of expertise, Tod has traveled throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia during his 40-year-long career.
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