The Name/Acronym: "SoSZ"

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How do you say SoSZ?

Scholars of Shen Zhou
22
25%
[The] Scholars
19
22%
Ess-Oh-Ess-Zed
10
11%
Ess-Oh-Ess-Zee (for our American friends)
18
21%
The Forum(s)
1
1%
Sausage
14
16%
Saws
3
3%
 
Total votes : 87

The Name/Acronym: "SoSZ"

Unread postby Kong Wen » Thu Aug 19, 2004 10:06 am

When you are talking about the forum out loud or in your head, how do you actually pronounce it? Do you actually say the letters ("ess-oh-ess-zed")? Or do you simply say an abbreviated form of the name ("scholars")?

I know it's kind of weird, but a lot of the time I just say acronyms how they look. So when I say SoSZ, it usually sounds like "sausage".
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Unread postby Li Ruiyue » Thu Aug 19, 2004 11:55 am

I say "ess-oh-ess-zed". I have said it so many times, even my family and friends no what site I'm talking about if I happen to mention SoSZ into a conversation.
If I'm speaking to people who don't know me as well, I might say to them "The Scholars of Shen Zhou" if I were to talk about SoSZ.
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Unread postby Wizardman » Thu Aug 19, 2004 1:10 pm

I usually say Scholars of Shen Zhou, though I've said The Scholars or ess-oh-ess-zee before. Never thought about sausage.
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Unread postby Carp's Tail » Thu Aug 19, 2004 1:26 pm

I rarely try to pronounce acronyms as words (e.g. eh-sap for ASAP). It sounds too weird.
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Unread postby Zhou Gongjin » Thu Aug 19, 2004 2:55 pm

Well, it's funny to me how people can mispronounce "Shen Zhou", trust me I've heard some really weird forms. :lol:
I usually say the Scholars, I really hate abbreviations.
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Unread postby Humble Fisherman » Thu Aug 19, 2004 3:04 pm

I rarely think about it. However, when I do I suppose I just think of it as 'The Scholars'
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Unread postby Morg » Thu Aug 19, 2004 3:18 pm

I usually use either 'The Scholars' or 'Shen Zhou'... but sometimes I use 'The Forum' :lol:
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Unread postby Asellas » Thu Aug 19, 2004 3:21 pm

Li Ruiyue wrote:I say "ess-oh-ess-zed". I have said it so many times, even my family and friends no what site I'm talking about if I happen to mention SoSZ into a conversation.
If I'm speaking to people who don't know me as well, I might say to them "The Scholars of Shen Zhou" if I were to talk about SoSZ.


Since I am british, I have to go with Ryan here, I just say SoSZ like "I think I will look at SoSZ today".
I don't say about it to people in person because they don't have a PC, they would come here and make havoc, think a forum is sad and do what I just listed ect...
So its "Ess-oh-Ess-Zed" like Ryan pronounces.
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Unread postby Alucard » Thu Aug 19, 2004 3:42 pm

I say it Ess-Oh-Ess-Zee. When a friend wants to know what message board I go to I say "The Scholars".
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Unread postby Starscream » Thu Aug 19, 2004 3:52 pm

I say Ess-Oh-Ess-Zee when I refer it to my pals who come here, but to my other friends, I tell them the full name. :P
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