From: email@example.com (Thundercraft) Organization: UNIServe Online Date: 29 Jul 96 13:24:40 References: 1
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In article <airliners.1996.1381@ohare.Chicago.COM>, firstname.lastname@example.org says... >This may sound like a really dumb question, but I like to be on top of >things. In the computer world, technical words have specific >pronunciations. No where is it written that 80486 is pronounced >"eighty-four-eighty-six." In the aviation world I wonder how you say the >names of the planes in the Boeing fleet? What ever sounds good to you is fine. Many people even drop the first seven and just say 'two-seven , three-seven, etc.' As in most things in this life, people are always looking for short cuts.