Pronouncing "ubuntu"

Sean Quinn sdquinn at
Wed Mar 1 23:50:31 UTC 2006



On 3/1/06, Alan McKinnon <alan at> wrote:
> Hi,
> So today was a sloooow day in Cape Town. When the sun wasn't shining
> it was either raining, misty or blowing a gale force wind. And the
> phone rang twice all day, but that's because today is a public
> holiday.
> Seeing as the devil makes work for idle hands, Cape Town is probably
> the spiritual home of Ubuntu, and I'm bored to tears at 01:33am, I
> thought I'd liven up my life a bit and ask one simple innocent enough
> question:
> How many people in the world-wide Ubuntu community can pronounce the
> name correctly? (Tip: there's no "Y" sound in it)
> --
> Alan McKinnon
> alan at linuxholdings dot co dot za
> +27 82, double three seven, one nine three five
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