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.