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Subject:Re: Pronouncing "gigabyte"; TAKE A STAND! From:Sue Stewart <suepstewrt -at- AOL -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 1 Feb 1994 03:50:54 EST
"It's "jigabyte," dammit, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise! I am
not making this up."
Which reminds me of the time my phonetic reading education betrayed me and I
had a whole party prostrate with laughter by refering to a gigolo as a
"giggle-oh" ... sue stewart, suepstewrt -at- aol -dot- com