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You say potato, I say po-tah-toe… in the tech world

Kai Ryssdal Jun 23, 2014
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Final Note

You say potato, I say po-tah-toe… in the tech world

Kai Ryssdal Jun 23, 2014
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Bloggers at eBay did a poll asking people how they pronounce tech-related words, and the results are fascinating. 

For instance, 55 percent of people pronounce data as ‘day-tuh’, and 42 percent say ‘datt-uh.’ Also, 91 percent pronounce wi-fi as ‘why-fi’ and 8 percent use ‘wiffy.’ 

And finally, 65 percent of people call a remote control a ‘remote’ and only 5 percent say clicker.

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