24 Feb 2009 redi   » (Master)

bagder comments on the pronunciation of "lib". In my experience only Americans say "libe" as though it's the start of "library", all Brits I know say "lib" to rhyme with "bib".

The C data type "char" (as either "char" or "car") doesn't seem to be so clearly divided by national boundaries.

In both cases I read it exactly as it's written, not as a shortened form of the word it originated from.

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