Mark Hamill resolves longstanding Star Wars debate with a true story from the set

It may not be the biggest debate in the galaxy, but there are plenty of WarsFans have been wondering for years how exactly do you pronounce “AT-AT”.

It’s like @-@… or do you say every letter, ATAT?

screen icon Mark Hamill offered some help after the legendary franchise’s official twitter account recently joked about imperial walkers with a poll in which the answer was “AT-AT” anyway:

The tweet garnered thousands of replies and retweets, with writer Tara Dublin asking Hamill what he thought:

He added another message and briefly pinned it to his profile, indicating that there may not be a correct answer to any of the names and pronunciations – and this comes straight from the creator. George Lucas:

The franchise has embraced Lucas’ vision in this regard.

“You can say at-at, you can say ATAT, or you can say a walker. I am for all three, ”he is quoted as saying. This is canon because [“The Clone Wars”] With me, the Imperials say walkers, with me they say at-at, and with me they say ATAT.