[Sidefx-houdini-list] Variable pronounciation...

Rangi Sutton rangi.sutton at optusnet.com.au
Fri Oct 28 00:52:53 EDT 2005


Wow Ben.. and you can buy those mushrooms over the counter in amsterdam!?

r.


Ben Schrijvers wrote:

> Hey that's my joke... well sort off anyway...
>
> I've made a handy document which happens to contain exactly that 
> joke... but I didn't publish it yet.
> http://www.xs4all.nl/~bensch/cgfx/houdini_myths.html#talkingdutch
> Uhm I geuss I just did now 8-)
>
> Anyway.. I'm Dutch and when you say "snaab je" it sound like "snap 
> je?" which means "get it? " as in "do you get the idea".
> Which is not far from what the variable means to me at the moment.
>
> But seriously I think you should pronounce it ending with a S as we 
> might talk about a multitude of objects being discribed.
> And Peter is right about the J being silent in Houdini.
> So we end up with "snobs" if you ask me.
>
> cheers,
> benS
>
> Johnson, Dave (Space Technology) wrote:
>
>> I thought is was from the Netherlands and was "snaab je".
>>
>> (P.S. I don't know any Dutch at all and I meant no offense to anyone 
>> that does, just in case what I wrote actually means something in 
>> another tounge.)
>>
>> Dave
>>
>>  
>>
>>> Hey,
>>>
>>> I'm kinda going through dops on my own here and I don't wanna seem 
>>> out of touch when I'm next in the houdini public... Are we 
>>> pronouncing $SNOBJ as "dollar snob jay"?
>>>
>>> r.
>>> (dops rock)
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