ssh pronunciation

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Sun Feb 15 14:24:20 UTC 2015

On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 01:08:20AM +0000, thufir wrote:
> Ok, I'm getting more and more interested in ssh.  Do you get to call is 
> "ssshhhhh" like "shussshhh"?  If so, quite the pun; dissapointing if not.

I picked up the habit from various Cambridge (UK) types of pronouncing
it "ess-shuh".  Similarly zsh "zed-shuh", csh "see-shuh", etc., although
of course things like bash and dash just get the same pronunciations as
the standard English words.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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