[Haskell-cafe] anybody can tell me the pronuncation of "haskell"?
nornagon at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 20:01:37 EST 2008
On 29/01/2008, Tim Chevalier <catamorphism at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/28/08, Jeremy Apthorp <nornagon at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 29/01/2008, Tim Chevalier <catamorphism at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > "Haskell", stress on the first syllable; the first syllable is like
> > > the word "has" and the second syllable is pronounced with a schwa
> > > where the "e" is written.
> > >
> > > Sometimes you will hear people stress the second syllable, but that is
> > > not Preferred.
> > >
> > "Hass" (like in "hassle") "kell" (to rhyme with "fell")
> That is not correct. The second syllable does not rhyme with "fell".
> In fact, the correct pronunciation sounds like "hassle" with a 'k'
> inserted between the two syllables of that word.
> (And when I say it's not correct, I'm comparing to the speech of a few
> People Who Should Know.)
The two are pretty similar, but I notice now that when I say it it's
more like you describe than like I describe. I blame sleep deprivation
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