Let your Mac tell you

by Volker Weber

I often get asked how one says "vowe dot net". I just found out that your Mac can help you. Open a terminal and type this:

say fo vay dot net

And here is how my name is properly spoken:

say Folker Veber


Do you get paid for that ? ;-)

Stephan Perthes, 2006-11-25

No, but I get other benefits. ;-)

Volker Weber, 2006-11-25

Is it pedantic of me to tell you that there's a typing error in there ? If -> I

Alex Boschmans, 2006-11-25

Jetzt weiß ich endlich, dass ich den Amis "Frans Mattis" sagen muss damit die meinem Namen richtig aussprechen.

Franz Mattes, 2006-11-25

say jam buh sh man

Cem Basman, 2006-11-26

Reminds me of a ski trip to Kirchberg and talking to someone and commenting on how much we were enjoying our BMW 5 series wagon. They didn't understand "Be Em Double-you", a helpful person translated it to "Be Em Vay". :-P

Charles Robinson, 2006-11-27

reminds my of playing with atari text to speech (I fly bleifrei).

oh, btw: say shtefahn dome-onska

Stefan Domanske, 2006-11-28

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