( go to the article → https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2020/08/12/symbol-pronunciation/ )
I was explaining to someone this evening that I’m in the habit of saying “bang” rather than “exclamation point.” Here’s a list of similar nicknames for symbols. These nicknames could complement the NATO phonetic alphabet if you needed to read symbols out loud, say over the phone. You might, for example, pronounce “HL&P” as “Hotel […]
Aug. 13, 2020, 1:18 a.m.