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Re: Woody or tinny?

From:Tristan Alexander McLeay <zsau@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 23, 2001, 8:07
> Quoting John Cowan: > > > I had a professor who spoke entirely General American > > except that he said /m&f/ for "math".
My maths teacher last year said /m&fs/ for maths.
> I've noticed that the abbreviation for "mathematics" in America is "math", > whereas in Australia it's "maths".
Try telling that to some of my friends (I have, unsuccessfully. Often accompanying pained screams of 'AARRRRGH!'). I really hate the word 'math'. It is so horrible to my ears. Tristan