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    Sram

    This likely seems like a dumb question but inquiring minds want to know.

    IS SRAM pronounced as one word = sram
    Or the letters = S-R-A-M
    Or S-RAM?

    I like to be politically correct!
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    The correct pronunciation is one word......Sram.
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    I've heard umpteen different pronunciations, but SRAM says it's one word. Not the easiest to say; kind of like "rural".

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    When I've talked to my tech reps at SRAM on the phone they all pronounce it "schram" but not like "school" more like a soft "sh" with a bit of back-o-the-throat phlegm.

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    From SRAM's website:

    "Q.What does SRAM mean?

    A.SRAM is the conglomeration of our founder's names, Scott, Ray and sAM. The initials provided a simple way to come up with a corporate name that could be trademarked and directly translated into languages other than English. It is not pronounced S-RAM, SchRAM, or SkRAM. Just SRAM."

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    Saying it backwards is easier: Mars
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    I like mars the best!!

    Thanks for answering my annoying petty question
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    SCAT! MeOW!!

    "I had the Swine Flu. I SRAMMED everywhere!"
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