[LINK] terrabit per second internet

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Wed Sep 9 11:36:05 AEST 2009

On Wed, 9 Sep 2009 at 09:23:17 +1000 Pilcher, Fred 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'.
> Why impressed, David? I was delighted on a visit to the UK last year to
> hear it pronounced, for the first time,  as "rooter", a habit that I've
> eagerly adopted. I'd only ever heard the American pronunciation until
> then.
> ...
The impression was not positive. Depressed might be more accurate. I 
feel we're all becoming pallid imitation Yankees.

Maybe I'm showing my age.
David Boxall                         | "Cheer up" they said.
                                     | "Things could be worse."
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                                     | Sure enough, things got worse.
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