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LanWanMan or LANWANMAN ?

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Ronald T Member Since: Sep 14, 2009
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Just because some have asked via PM....


LanWanMan or LANWANMAN \'lan-\'wan-\'man\


Main Entry: LAN Pronunciation: \'lan\ Function: noun : local area network


Main Entry: WAN Pronunciation: \'wan\ Function: noun : wide area network


Main Entry: MAN Pronunciation: \'man\ Function: noun : municipal area network


Ref.: [20150104-005 RT/lwm]



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Suzanne N Member Since: Aug 15, 2012
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I get questions all the time for, "Do I plug it into the LAN or the WAN port?" 


Sorry I know it probably is not funny but since you commented on LAN and WAN I couldn't resist.


Man Tongue

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Stephen B Member Since: Dec 4, 2012
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With Ronald you can do both   Smiley Wink

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Aseem B Member Since: Dec 20, 2014
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I always thought of it as LAN-WAN Man(Someone expert with setting up an internet networks) . I was actually going to refer you to friends asking for tips on what routers to use where Smiley Tongue 

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Preston H Member Since: Nov 24, 2014
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According to, the correct pronounciation is "Lawnmower Man," the screenplay for which (if I'm not mistaken) was actually adapted directly from Ron's oDesk profile.