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Reminds me of the scene from the Tom Hanks movie The Wonders where the band is originally cute with the spelling, Oneders, and an emcee introduces them as the Oh-Nee-Ders.

For the opposite effect, does anyone else find themselves pronouncing gnu (the animal) with a hard G, a la GNU?

guh-new vs. new (referring to wildebeest) is something I remember from days before rms' GNU even existed.

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