[LINK] terrabit per second internet

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Wed Sep 9 08:38:18 AEST 2009

At 21:51 +1000 8/9/09, David Boxall wrote:
>What impressed me was to hear Aussies pronouncing router as 'rowter'.
>When I was studying (just this side of the Jurassic) it was 'rooter'.

As one of the rapidly declining band of guardians of Orstralian as 
she wuz spoke ...

...  the word 'route' has been pronounced 'rowte' in the Australian 
military for a very long time.

It's very difficult to sustain credibility in front of your troops if 
you say something like 'and for your final exercise prior to 
graduating as a driver, instead of me planning where you're driving 
tomorrow, you can all route yourselves'.

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