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Friday, 15th May, 2009

hipikat @ 2:58 PM on Fri, 15 May 09
Cory Doctorow's onto something
Poll #1400233 Of frequencies, radios and identifications

How do you say RFID?

Arr Eff Eye Dee
41(89.1%)
Arphid
5(10.9%)

Comments...

dafwarg @ 7:01 AM on Fri, 15 May 09
Hmm, I've never heard anyone say Arphid before...
akire_yta @ 7:07 AM on Fri, 15 May 09
arphid sounds like you're clearing your throat...
tzisorey @ 9:36 AM on Fri, 15 May 09
Or are having an infestation on your roses.
wolphin @ 8:07 AM on Fri, 15 May 09
Its pronounced "fid", the "r" is silent!
shrydar @ 8:50 AM on Fri, 15 May 09
I chose the closest option - given that I tend to run the first two together, my pronunciation is closer to arf eye dee. Or possibly aruf eye dee, with a very short 2nd syllable.
leahcim @ 5:12 PM on Fri, 15 May 09
I think a more interesting poll would be on the pronunciation of 'MSSQL'. :P