Wednesday, May 28, 2008

more "you can't pronounce spelling"

Maybe, really, "you can't pronounce punctuation"?

JD, on his blog The Engine Room, linked to a great Peanuts cartoon.

I'd repost here, but I don't have time, and besides, he's the one who found it.

Then come back here and tell me--how would YOU pronounce the ditto mark?


Editrix said...

I've heard of programmers calling the ditto mark "tick tick."

TootsNYC said...

That sounds good. And I can imagine those folks needing to pronounce all sorts of unpronounceable symbols.

I was sort of imagining a clicking of the tongue against the teeth (the way we "call the cat" at home)