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Old 12-11-2013, 10:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question How do you pronounce "EcoModder"?

Just curious...

Does it match up with the way you say "economic" or "ecological" or "ecosystem"?

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Old 12-11-2013, 11:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Heh... never even considered "echomodder" ... not sure why...
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Old 12-11-2013, 11:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I think ECHOwhatever may be more of a British pronunciation.

One jokester told me he pronounces it "e-COMMODEr". As in...

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Old 12-11-2013, 01:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
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^Not the kind of download I was thinking of.
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Just curious...

Does it match up with the way you say "economic" or "ecological" or "ecosystem"?
I figured it was Economy + Modifier = Ecomodder. "economic" would probably make more sense, but it sounds wrong to me. So, EEco-modder it is.
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Old 12-11-2013, 01:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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^Not the kind of download I was thinking of.
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:17 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I thought you meant commodore, before your visual. I guess some might say there's not much difference!



Also, in answer of your question I do say EEcomodder, just like I say EEconomic, EEcological, etc.
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Streaming content?
I streamed some good, quality television shows last night...

I always pronounced "Eco-modder" with a sharp "E" at the start.
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I've always gone with the first one (EEcomodder). I guess that's because it's similar to how I've always heard "eco" pronounced in other vehicle context. For exaple, Ford's EcoBoost, the Chevy Cruze Eco, etc. Then again, maybe other people don't pronounce those "EEco..."

A while back I saw this article, which I thought was pretty interesting. It's maps of the US showing linguistic differences by regions. Things like pronunciation of "caramal", "aunt", "crayon", "garage", "pecan" etc. as well as other expressions such as "garbage can" vs "trash can", "mow the yard" vs "cut the grass", "frosting" vs "icing", etc.
50+ Fascinating Maps That Show the Difference in the Way Americans Talk | TheBlaze.com

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