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And you replied, "You need to get out more", I assume! Sheesh. It might
sound odd to the American ear, but it's not exactly that obscure.
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Have you been to Phoenix?

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 4:52 AM, zMan <zedgarhoo...@gmail.com> wrote:

> And you replied, "You need to get out more", I assume! Sheesh. It might
> sound odd to the American ear, but it's not exactly that obscure.
>
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 1:18 AM, Wayne Bickerdike <wayn...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > 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.
> > >
> > > .
> > > .
> > > J.O.Skip Robinson
> > > Southern California Edison Company
> > > Electric Dragon Team Paddler
> > > SHARE MVS Program Co-Manager
> > > 323-715-0595 Mobile
> > > 626-302-7535 Office
> > > robin...@sce.com
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU]
> On
> > > Behalf Of John McKown
> > > Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2016 9:51 AM
> > > To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU
> > > Subject: (External):Re: How do you say "z/OS"?
> > >
> > > 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).
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Unix: Some say the learning curve is steep, but you only have to climb
> it
> > > once. -- Karl Lehenbauer
> > > Unicode: http://xkcd.com/1726/
> > >
> > > Maranatha! <><
> > > John McKown
> > >
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