BURNING EARTHSHAKING Tuple Question
tbryan at python.net
Sun Jul 22 07:54:08 EDT 2001
Erik Max Francis wrote:
> so perhaps when
> mathematicians are isolated with other mathematicians they tend to
> pronounce it that way. I really don't know.
In both my undergraduate and graduate studies in mathematics in the U.S.,
I only remember hearing tuple pronounced so that it rhymes with goop. If
anyone pronounced it to rhyme with couple, it was rare enough that I don't
remember it. But we also said "pie" for pi and "fee" for phi.
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