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Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Sat May 20 04:03:03 UTC 2006


On Friday 19 May 2006 12:41, Robert B Quattlebaum, Jr. wrote:
> On May 18, 2006, at 5:07 PM, Trejkaz wrote:
> > I don't mind the name, but the abbreviation is too hard to say.
> > "PSTN" sort of rolls together, but the J makes PFJN take about
> > twice as long to say as PSTN.
>
> Hmmm.....
>
> Pee-Ef-Jay-In
> Pee-Es-Tee-In
>
> Same number of syllables.

Right, there are the same number of syllables, but the joins between the 
syllables are noticeably more awkward for PFJN.

"ST" -> "estee"   easy
"FJ" -> "effjay"  harder

"TN" -> "tien"    trivial
"JN" -> "jayen"   slightly harder, unless you want it to sound wrong.

TX

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