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  1. #61
    Root

    Now don't get me started on Al u min num

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    root from Ireland.

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    Root.
    'Rowt' always sounded funny.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elfispresley View Post
    Root

    Now don't get me started on Al u min num
    We say root in Australia,

    also

    Aluminium haha

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    I pronounce it "root" and I'm Canadian.

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    "rowt". its a "rowt"er not a "root"er

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    I bet you call a router a raowter instead of a rooter though.

    And rowt would be said the rote.
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  8. #68
    Route = root
    Rout (as in "a disorganised retreat") = rowt

    And router = rowter.

    To me anyway.

    (<-- australian btw)

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    To be perfectly honest, I say both and it depends on who I am around lol. Root when I respect the people I am with or giving a speech, Rowt with a more comfortable atmosphere.

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    I say it as "root".

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakhesis View Post
    Route = root
    Rout (as in "a disorganised retreat") = rowt

    And router = rowter.

    To me anyway.

    (<-- australian btw)
    What about traceroute?
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    Root. Though I find myself increasingly often pronouncing router as rowter.

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    I do both, depending on who I am talking to.
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    To the few people that say Americans pronounce it rowt, I have to disagree. I was born & raised here, so was everybody I know sans like 4 people. We all pronounce it root. Every single one of us. Though, we all pronounce router as rowter. It's kinda funny.
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    When it's the word alone, normally as "rout". But when it's, say, Route 66, I say root. Dunno why.

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    I say it 'rowt', but it seems that both are perfectly acceptable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fuzzzie View Post
    I don't. If I ever have to say that word I just make a high-pitched screeching noise to avoid embarrassment.
    If I had been drinking anything, I would have spat it out. This amused me way more than it should have.

    On topic: I grew up pronouncing it "rowt", but being surrounded by folks calling it "root" changed my habits.


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    Both of them are used and are very popular, but if any of you call something a "rooter" or say you're "rerooting" to me in person, I am going to laugh at you.

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    “Root”. Haven’t ever heard anyone say “Rowt”.

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