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pronunciations?

Yes, there are sources that specifically outline correct pronunciations for these words. But often times, we ignore these sources. Hense my poll.

How do you pronounce "fsck"? (an in, "run fsck, that'll fix it.")

ef-es-see-kay
26(25.7%)
ef-sik
16(15.8%)
fisk
19(18.8%)
some other way
27(26.7%)
I don't
13(12.9%)

How do you pronounce "fsck"? (an in, "my boss was being a jerk, so I told him to fsck off.")

ef-es-see-kay
4(4.0%)
ef-sik
7(6.9%)
fisk
22(21.8%)
some other way
30(29.7%)
I do not use this word in this context, please stop being 1337 and get serious.
38(37.6%)

And hell, while I'm at it, how do you pronounce "xmms"

ex-em-em-es
88(88.0%)
zims
4(4.0%)
some other way
8(8.0%)

(obligatory, because I've taken it this far)

lih-nucks
87(87.9%)
lie-niks
12(12.1%)
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