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SlideshowNFV Struggles With Its Six-Year Itch

Paradise Lost?
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg hopes the cloud-native paradise does not turn into hell.
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg hopes the cloud-native paradise does not turn into hell.

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sj0350
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10/12/2018 | 12:32:35 PM
Re: What'sworng with Slough?
Trough is pronounced "troff".  Slough (the town) is pronounced "SlOW", the OW sound rhyming with "cow".  Slough as a place of trouble ("the slough of despond") is pronounced like the town Slough in UK English.  In the US I hear that as well as the pronounciation "sloo".

No-one said English was consistent :)
PaulERainford
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10/11/2018 | 4:17:50 AM
Re: What'sworng with Slough?
It's Slough as in Slough of Despond. There's a town near where I live on the Isle of Wight that is bigged up on the tourism website as having 'vibrant multicultural cuisine'. The grim reality is a strip of dodgy-looking kebab shops, MSG-slathered Chinese takeaways and when-KFC-goes-bad chicken joints.
James_B_Crawshaw
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10/10/2018 | 2:13:57 PM
Re: What'sworng with Slough?
For the benefit of our international readers, is it pronounced sloff like trough of despair or slou like Wow?
Jason.Poole@citrix.com
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10/10/2018 | 12:23:10 PM
What'sworng with Slough?
Slough is a thriving, multi-cultural town with a solid culinary culture. I would ask you to recoonsider the benchmark used for "more boring than.."

Suggestions:

Clermont-Ferrand, Wurzburg or Zagreb. If you insist on remaining within the UK boundaries consider Stourbridge

:-)
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