[TUHS] pronouncing *nix formulas (was: screen editors)

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Thu Feb 6 05:57:07 AEST 2020

On Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 2:38 PM Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Feb 2020, Clem cole wrote:
> > FWIW. When it was written, Ted and I used pronounced it as “fisk”
> > (rhymes with “disk”), but F. S. C. K. was always acceptable to my ears.
> > I admit I smiled one time when I heard some one call it “f-sick” but
> > that was not considered the proper pronunciation.
> I've heard it pronounced as "fuzz-chuck" (!).


> Me, it's eff-ess-see-kay.

Yeah, that's one's acceptable and as I said above, doesn't bother me.
However, fisk is the 'one true' way ;-)  I can see where people came from
often by what they call things.

That said, the program long left the barn and has its own history.
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