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I was just curious because I got into an argument with some of my number theory classmates about the pronunciation of phi one day. Here, have a poll.

Poll #945792 How do you pronounce phi?

So, how do you pronounce phi?

Fee as in Feeney
40(23.3%)
Fi as in Finite
89(51.7%)
Both, but the first more often
16(9.3%)
Both, but the second more often
22(12.8%)
I use the two equally
5(2.9%)

Are you extremely picky about this pronunciation?

YES. Nothing annoys me more.
10(5.8%)
Yes, but there are worse things to be annoyed about.
43(25.1%)
Meh.
66(38.6%)
No, there are worse things to be annoyed about.
28(16.4%)
No. Why should I be?
24(14.0%)


P.S. On a completely different topic, any special plans for Pi Day?
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