[ExI] Euler day

spike spike at rainier66.com
Mon Apr 15 19:41:00 UTC 2013

On Behalf Of BillK
Subject: Re: [ExI] Euler day

On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 5:47 PM, spike wrote:

> >... asked four 
> people at Stanford Pediatric how they would pronounce the name.  All 
> four said YOU-ler.  So, no.  Damn.  {8-[

>...Wikepedia says the nearest English equivalent of the German
pronunciation is "Oiler"

>...So I doubt if you would prefer that.   :)


I have always heard it pronounced Oiler.  So ja, I would prefer that.  Euler
has been on my top five list of greatest heroes since my misspent childhood.
He discovered sooo many cool things, I just couldn't get enough stories
about him and his work.


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