I know that 'i.e.' is an abbreviation of 'that is'. But, my question is about pronouncing it perhaps, in normal speech, reading from a piece of text containing the abbreviation, etc. In the US, ...
Two questions: I couldn't find a source to decide whether to assume SEO an acronym or not. How should I pronounce it? SEO stands for "Search Engine Optimization" while it is the process of improving ...
The meaning of cf. has already been addressed in this question, but not the right way to pronounce or translate it when reading aloud as has been done for i.e. and e.g. in this question. Can anyone ...
I know it's written WWI, but when I am speaking should I say "World War One" or "World War First" or "First World War"?
What is the correct pronunciation for the mathematical abbreviation 'cos' when it is not pronounced in its complete form 'cosine'? I pronounce it as 'k-aw-ss', but a couple of Canadian friends I have ...
How to pronounce "Qty"? ku-ti-ai or ku-ti-why
Wikipedia says it used to stand for mistress. But you don't read it as mistress, do you? What is the pronunciation like? I think it would depend on the expansion.
For example, how to pronounce the following: dir (directory), deer or /də:/? char (character), /kær/ or /tʃa:r/? def (define), deff or diff? mic (microphone), mik or mike? var (variable), vaar or ...