How do you pronounce "__" (double underscore)?

Mark Jackson mjackson at alumni.caltech.edu
Fri Sep 27 14:01:07 CEST 2002


brueckd at tbye.com writes:
> On 26 Sep 2002, Mark Jackson wrote:
> 
> > > > Pat Notz wrote:
> > > >> @ = "at"
> > > >> ! = "bang"
> > > >> . = "dot"
> > > >> * = "star"
> > > >> 
> > > >> Is there a short (one or two syllable) pronounciation for "__" (double
> > > >> underscore).  "Underscore underscore" and "double underscore" are kind
> > > >> of long.  Somthing like "splat"?  Anyone?
> > > > 
> > > > _ = 'under'
> > > > 
> > > > __ = 'under-under'
> > > 
> > > 
> > > How about "underder"??
> > 
> > How about "dunder" (double under)?
> 
> How about "score" and "scorescore"?

That would make __seven__ "Gettysburg"!

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