Kurt H Maier khm at sciops.net
Sat Jul 2 11:09:40 AEST 2016

On Fri, Jul 01, 2016 at 07:44:09PM -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> Jacob Ritorto scripsit:
> > Does anyone besides me bristle at the term "forward slash?"  In my day
> > (although I'm under fifty), we called them slash and backslash.  The M$
> > culture seems to encourage this redundant advective as normal parlance.
> I encourage it, after hearing people say "Aitch tee tee pee, colon,
> backslash, backslash, ...."

NPR did this on a national basis for many, many years.


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