|How Do You Pronounce 'WWW'?|
Issue 01 (September 2003)
reveals the simple way out of this modern conundrumWe 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.
Long time Ecphorizer and current Editor of all things Ecphorizer, Tod enjoyed a varied career in telecommunications having cut his teeth at Ma Bell, then getting in on the ground floor at Rolm working on digital PBXs, getting a light workout at Raynet while installing fiber optic transmission systems, and finally working at Cisco Systems prior to retiring.