Andrey (azangru) wrote,

A curious vignette: Stuart Langridge, a Brit and a host of Bad Voltage, thinks the word azure in Microsoft Azure, is supposed to be pronounced /\ə-ˈziur/ (rhymes with allure or manure), and his co-hosts readily agree. He even finds support for his idea in a Microsoft conference slogan "explore azure", which, he thinks, was supposed to rhyme. Funnily enough, neither the British nor the American online dictionary confirm this pronunciation:


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