Michael Everson <everson at evertype dot com> wrote

>> Also "double V" in Spanish.
>"Uve doble".

and Nicholas Bodley <nbodley at world dot std dot com> replied:

> Interesting. I'm almost positive that (in the Eastern USA, at
> least), it's spoken as"doble ve"; that is not to invalidate
> your form, of course.

I always learned it as "doble ve" too. I wonder if the main distinction
here is between es-ES and es-MX.

-Doug Ewell
Fullerton, California