July 1st, 2005, 12:16 AM
How to Pronounce ASUS?
Hi Everybody, I saw an ad on TV last night for an ASUS laptop, it's the first time I've ever seen a TV ad from them. At the end the voice over guy pronounced ASUS as - ah zoose, I've always thought it was ay sus, does anyone know for sure how it's meant to be pronounced as I've only ever seen it written and never even thought about pronunciation.
July 1st, 2005, 12:33 AM
A lot depends on what part of the world you live in. Here in the Mid South (USA) it sounds like A suse
Your Down Under accent works for me though.
July 1st, 2005, 12:57 AM
I pronounce it just as it's spelled.
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July 1st, 2005, 01:01 AM
July 1st, 2005, 03:43 AM
July 1st, 2005, 06:06 AM
Everyone I know has always used "Ay Suss". I've been wrong before tho -- I went for years thinking "VER ih zon" instead of "ver EYE zon" before I finally heard an ad on TV.
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July 1st, 2005, 08:31 AM
naw its ay-soos, i saw a clinic thing on their motherboards at comp usa
July 1st, 2005, 10:59 AM
A-sus for me. 'Assooss' just irritates me
July 1st, 2005, 11:42 AM
I usually pronounce it "Heyzus"
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July 1st, 2005, 11:55 AM
hey zeus lol. LONG LIVE CANADA. thats where im running if the states pass that serve 18 months military when you turn 18
July 1st, 2005, 01:01 PM
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July 1st, 2005, 07:21 PM
My boss recently went to Taiwan. According to him, when he pulled out his Asus laptop, the locals there pronounced it more like, "Us-us".
But like most of you, I still pronounce it A-sus.
July 1st, 2005, 07:38 PM
I remember the same question coming up a year or so ago. Someone even posted an audio clip of themselves pronouncing it
A-sus for me, I'm afraid.
Not saying it's wrong, but 'Ay-zoos' sounds American, like 'eye-racky' (Iraqi) and 'jag-wahr' (Jaguar)
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July 2nd, 2005, 11:49 AM
Yeah I've always pronounced it A-sus as well.
Oh well, many words get pronounced differently in different part of the world, I'll bet New-Zealanders probably pronounce it as "E-sis" or something equally kooky.
July 2nd, 2005, 12:13 PM
Originally Posted by dannyboy27
LOL i remember that, it was K62 that done it.
A-sus for me. also, danny, i noticed that in the ******* gumball rally they said Jag-wahr!
EDIT: stupid filter, JackA$$
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