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Phonetic Alphabet [message #185036] Sun, 30 July 2006 07:50 Go to next message
rleishman
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What would the Phonetic Alphabet (Alpha, Bravo, Charlie...) look like if it were written by programmmers?

ADA
BIOS
Computer (easy one)
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185050 is a reply to message #185036] Sun, 30 July 2006 12:29 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Littlefoot
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Digital
ENIAC
FORTRAN
Google

What would stand for "H"?
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185051 is a reply to message #185050] Sun, 30 July 2006 13:41 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Barbara Boehmer
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Littlefoot wrote on Sun, 30 July 2006 10:29


What would stand for "H"?


hacker
hardware
Hewlett-Packard
html
http
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185056 is a reply to message #185051] Sun, 30 July 2006 15:12 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Littlefoot
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Or even htupid Hittlefoot Smile
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185059 is a reply to message #185056] Sun, 30 July 2006 15:36 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Frank Naude
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api
beta
code
data
edit
function
gui
hash
integer
java
kill
literal
merge
null
outer join
partition
queue
run
select
table
update
version
web
xml
y2k
zone bit
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185073 is a reply to message #185059] Sun, 30 July 2006 21:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
rleishman
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Frank Naude wrote on Mon, 31 July 2006 06:36

api
beta
code
data - Nice
edit
function
gui
hash
integer
java
kill
literal
merge - Bill wont be happy with this Smile
null
outer join - Rejected: one word only - you missed the obvious
partition - If written by programmers, I think Pizza would be better
queue
run
select
table
update - You were getting bored with it around here. What happened to UNIX?
version
web
xml
y2k
zone bit - Hmmm. Struggling for something better. ZapfDingbats?



All in all, I'll pay that. Top effort.
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185074 is a reply to message #185073] Sun, 30 July 2006 21:53 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Barbara Boehmer
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Oracle
zero
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185144 is a reply to message #185074] Mon, 31 July 2006 03:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Frank
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bug

There is no possibility you can think of anything programmer-related without a bug in it Wink
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185242 is a reply to message #185036] Mon, 31 July 2006 12:57 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Frank Naude
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Quote:

outer join - Rejected: one word only - you missed the obvious


I guess it must be "output" Smile
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185265 is a reply to message #185242] Mon, 31 July 2006 17:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Barbara Boehmer
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Frank Naude wrote on Mon, 31 July 2006 10:57

Quote:

outer join - Rejected: one word only - you missed the obvious


I guess it must be "output" Smile


You're joking, right? Oracle?
Re: Phonetic Alphabet [message #185291 is a reply to message #185265] Tue, 01 August 2006 00:55 Go to previous message
Frank Naude
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I had too many problems with Oracle yesterday - so, I thought I'll pick something else Smile
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