[TUHS] origin of the name 'glob'

Norman Wilson norman at oclsc.org
Mon Jul 10 00:52:08 AEST 2017


Doug McIlroy:

  One curious fact is that from day one the word hase been pronounced glob,
  not globe. (By contrast, creat has been variously pronounced cree-at
  and create.)

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On the other hand, the UNIX Room pronunciation of `cron' rhymed with
bone, not with spawn.

Norman Wilson
Toronto ON


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