[TUHS] Happy birthday, Niklaus Wirth!
dave at horsfall.org
Thu Feb 15 09:31:37 AEST 2018
On Thu, 15 Feb 2018, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>> His name is pronounced "vurt"
> Maybe some English speakers pronounce it like that. In German it's,
> well, "Wirth". English speakers might write it as "veart", where the
> "ea" is as in the word "hear" or "fear".
I wasn't giving a pedantic pronunciation lesson; as you pointed out, there
is no direct English equivalent. Hell, the English even pronounce words
differently in different counties (and I should know).
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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