*.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

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*.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

Post by granted » Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:04 pm

Why do some people pronounce it wav. It's wave not wav! It makes me bonkers to hear wav and not wave. I think it's the Brits fault. They also pronounce *.dll as "Dill" and not "dee el el" That makes me bonkers too. I know I should be open minded but it makes me bonkers. This is kind of joke post please don't take it too seriously.

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Re: *.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

Post by Tarekith » Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:03 pm

I've only ever heard people say it as "wave".

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Post by granted » Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:34 pm

Phew. You are lucky then. This week I heard "waav" a few times watching Sonic States Messe coverage.
Nick Batt always says "waav" and I think I heard the WaveLab guy say "waav" too!

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Post by mmorgan » Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:55 pm

Wave all the Waye!
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Re: *.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

Post by Idonotlikebroccoli » Mon Apr 11, 2016 5:28 am

Is it gif or jif?
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Re: *.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

Post by granted » Mon Apr 11, 2016 11:01 am

Idonotlikebroccoli wrote:Is it gif or jif?
Oh no, not gif vs. jif!! and it's jif!

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Re: *.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

Post by Idonotlikebroccoli » Mon Apr 11, 2016 2:07 pm

Why do you pronounce gif like it's written, but not wav? And how about the word gift?

I'm not a native English speaker though, so I don't know what's technically correct. I'd say both make sense. Reminds me how the 1st floor (etasje) in Norwegian refers to the ground floor, while other places the 1st floor is above the ground floor.

Anyway, here's some history about English spelling: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-cry ... 91037.html
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Post by beats me » Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:55 pm

That’s nothing. My EDM loving coworker calls what is clearly a supersaw an organ. FFS. :x

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Post by Idonotlikebroccoli » Tue Apr 12, 2016 9:15 am

When I get married, I want the wedding march with supersaws.
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Re: *.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

Post by H20nly » Tue Apr 12, 2016 11:27 pm

granted wrote:
Idonotlikebroccoli wrote:Is it gif or jif?
Oh no, not gif vs. jif!! and it's jif!
for this one... i know it's pronounced jif... but people correct me and i have to stop talking about the point and have a sidetrack lesson on the actual name of the file type if i pronounce it jif. so, i finally surrendered and just pronounce it as gif

:roll: i hate people.

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Post by Idonotlikebroccoli » Wed Apr 13, 2016 5:31 am

Is it gift or jift?
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Re: *.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

Post by H20nly » Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:56 pm

Idonotlikebroccoli wrote:Is it gift or jift?
[properly] pronounced jiff.

[typically] pronounced giff.

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Re: *.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

Post by 102455 » Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:15 pm

granted wrote:Why do some people pronounce it wav.
Because it says wav not wave. There's no e on the end.
granted wrote:They also pronounce *.dll as "Dill" and not "dee el el".
Do they? I don't, and I'm a Brit. I've never heard anyone else say "dill" either, so that's clearly not true. :P

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Re: *.wav files pronounced WAV or WAVE --- it's WAVE!

Post by D3VOUR » Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:02 pm

I subscribe to Computer Music mag and the instructors on the video content typically say WAAV. Drives me up a wall... I almost want to email their support.

I think it is a British thing?

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