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Faldage #197214 02/10/11 12:40 AM
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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Funny. I would have pronounced it "earl".


earl IS the way I pronounce url.


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Me too ... or three. (Hi buffalo.) But then I say "you are el"... but do allow for individualism just never heard it pronouned yoourl before.

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just never heard it pronouned yoourl before.

I have heard the earl, yerl, and you are ell pronunciations before. I tend towards the third one myself, but have used the other two pronunciations myself, though jocularly.


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Influence, myself, I suppose, by words like the planet
Uranus: YUR.


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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Funny. I would have pronounced it "earl".


But what did the engineer say?

@Luke - Thanks for a little "defense" there! Precisely. Uranus (not mine), urinary, uranium, urinal.... Yes, there are examples of the "er" sounding of -ur, but then "earl" is a word, so it would be a bit confusing, imo, which is why I chose "yurl" when it came up in a conversation for the first time.

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I really don't remember the first time I spoke URL, but I suspect I chose to spell it out, that being the 'safe' option.
-joe (but don't ask me about btfsplk) friday

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Originally Posted By: twosleepy
Originally Posted By: Faldage
Funny. I would have pronounced it "earl".


But what did the engineer say?

@Luke - Thanks for a little "defense" there! Precisely. Uranus (not mine), urinary, uranium, urinal.... Yes, there are examples of the "er" sounding of -ur, but then "earl" is a word, so it would be a bit confusing, imo, which is why I chose "yurl" when it came up in a conversation for the first time.


Makes sense to me. For the same reason I chose YURL
as I really enjoy astronomy and the planet's name
just appeared.


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Influence, myself, I suppose, by words like the planet
Uranus: YUR.

Ah! That makes sense.

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Funny how that works, just the first thing I thought of
and never actually gave it another thought until it came
up here on this thread of AWAD.


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