From: JP Hindin <>
Date: Sat Dec 14 00:23:00 2002

On Sat, 14 Dec 2002, Chad Fernandez wrote:
> I've just been watching the TLC show about Hackers and Phone Freakers.
> I don't work in the computer industry, so I don't hear many pronunciations.
> Do you pronounce DEC as "Dee Eee Cee" or as "deck"? I've always called
> it "deck".

I grew up with a PDP11/34a in my house (My Dad bought one from the New
Zealand Department of Health when I was 5 - shows how "young" I am
(23)) and through my old man and everyone I've ever talked to about it,
they've always been a 'Deck'.

Received on Sat Dec 14 2002 - 00:23:00 GMT

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