View Poll Results: How do you pronounce BIS?

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  • Bizzzz

    11 27.50%
  • Bee-Eye-Es

    29 72.50%
08-18-10 07:40 PM
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    I'm sure everybody's aware that "Usa" is a city in China.
    08-17-10 10:29 AM
  2. jhimmel's Avatar
    I have NEVER heard anyone say DOS like D-O-S though.
    I'm sure dictoresno says D - O - S, because to say "dos" would be stupid.

    I'm not suggesting that either approach is right or wrong, just that neither is "stupid".

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    08-17-10 07:42 PM
  3. JohnAlpha's Avatar
    Guess I'm just stupid; ( ;-p )

    BIS = biz
    BES = bez

    That's how my admins and RIM emps say it at the office.

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    Same here. Everyone in my corporate environment says it that way, so I do too.
    08-17-10 07:53 PM
  4. dictoresno's Avatar
    I'm sure dictoresno says D - O - S, because to say "dos" would be stupid.

    I'm not suggesting that either approach is right or wrong, just that neither is "stupid".

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    fine, ill rephrase.

    some acronyms are meant to be spelled out, others are meant to be slurred into a word. calling BIS "bizz" just sounds dumb, as its very close to BES being "bezz". i just think, in this circumstance, pronouncing it sounds dumb. other acronyms do not sound so stupid and work when pronounced as a word.

    further arguing about which way is correct is even more stupid.
    08-17-10 08:51 PM
  5. 0100010's Avatar
    Seems this all time classic is appropriate:



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    08-18-10 07:40 PM
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