how is Haskell pronounced?
Keith.Wansbrough at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Oct 6 15:08:43 EDT 2003
> The subject says it all. I've been using haskell for over a year, but I
> have no idea how to pronounce it. I tend to oscillate between rhyming with
> "fell" and rhyming with "full". In the former case the accent goes on the
> second syllable as in "Pascal", while in the latter case it goes on the
> first, as in "rascal" or "tattle". I feel silly telling people what a
> great language it is, when I can't even pronounce its name... :)
For me it rhymes with "tattle" - technically, the second vowel is a "schwa". Stress is on the first syllable.
Keith Wansbrough <kw217 at cl.cam.ac.uk>
University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory.
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