"Data" or "Data"?

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#1 Post by Slix » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:49 pm

How do you pronounce the word "data"? Like "date-uh" or like "Dat-uh"?

I've always said "Date-uh".

Are there any other words you say differently than people around you, or are ambiguous in the way they're pronounced?
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#2 Post by Chaze the Chat » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:53 pm

Day-ta is how I say it
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#3 Post by SimonTheKirby » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:04 am

I say "Dat-uh"

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#4 Post by KOBY15 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:22 pm

I find myself using both. Sometimes Date-uh and sometimes Dat-uh.

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#5 Post by crashinggg » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:33 pm

I always learned it as date-uh but a lot of people I know use dat-ah. To me they both sound right, but I just prefer date-uh.

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#6 Post by fantanoice » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:14 am

Data





:v Like 'duh tuh'. Wth is 'dat-uh'? Is that dat-rhymes-with-that? Because I've never heard that before.
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#7 Post by Slix » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:21 am

fantanoice wrote:
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:14 am
Data





:v Like 'duh tuh'. Wth is 'dat-uh'? Is that dat-rhymes-with-that? Because I've never heard that before.
Yeah, rhymes with "cat" too. Not sure why, it seems to be a regional thing, but in much smaller regions. I don't know if I heard many people in high school say it that way, but in college more people seem to. I'd love to see a more formal study on this. :P
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#8 Post by fantanoice » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:24 am

I did comp sci in Uni and I've never heard it like that. Aussies tend to say duh-uh and everyone else seems to be 'dae-ta'.
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