The *definitive* answer
Posted Jan 21, 2005 15:49 UTC (Fri) by eru
In reply to: The *definitive* answer
Parent article: Retail geeks aren't geeky enough (NewsForge)
Real useful in print, right?) As best I can transliterate it, he says ``LEE nooks'', where `oo' is as in `room'.
I wonder if he's been corrupted by life in the U.S.A.? :-)
Quite possibly. I'm a Finn living in Finland, but in spite of that I have sometimes caught myself and other Finns pronouncing it the "lyenux" way
when speaking about Linux in English... But I think it is a bit like
saying the names of well-known cities different ways depending on language,
a sign of the name getting assimilated in the language.
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