Spent some time in Phoenix teaching some REXX to colleagues. I'm an English
guy who moved to OZ in 1986 and had 5 years in California.

After about an hour one of the guys put his hand up and said, "excuse me,
what's ZED?"

On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 3:52 AM, Jesse 1 Robinson <jesse1.robin...@sce.com>
wrote:

> Don't know jickle, but don't confuse that with JECL, homophone of Mr.
> Hyde's evil twin.
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> On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 6:34 AM, Bill Woodger <bill.wood...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > NaN in computing is pronounced, right? My rule of thu... mouth I
> > suppose, is if it can be pronounced, pronounce it, otherwise say the
> > letters but with no gaps in between. Emveeess vs Em-vee-ess.
> >
> > 1970's training video, American guy with hairstyle which made his head
> > look like a triangle, studiously pronouncing each individual letter,
> > D-O-S J-C-L, with alternating minor waggles of his head at each
> > letter. Not enough time in the world for that.
> >
>
> ​Oh, and now we can discuss how to say JCL as a word? I have always her
> Jickel (rhymes with Nickel)​.
>
>
>
> >
> > In Portuguese, and allowing for my phonetics for the second, sicks and
> > dehbehdoish (CICS, DB2).
> >
> >
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