Why do people refer ln(x) as log(x) ?

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Re: Why do people refer "ln(x)" as "log(x)"?

Some people pronounce "ln x" as "lawn of x", I find it so ugly sounding. It's called a "logarithm", and apparently e is the most natural base, so should not a base-e logarithm get the common pronunciation "log of x"?
 

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