On Tue, 04 Jan 2005 20:58:56 +0100, <timpart@...> wrote:

> What about SQL and CICS? Americans seem to say sequel and c i c s.
> British seem to say s q l and kicks.

I'm a Brit at heart (and 50% Brit by heritage; English mother...).

"SQL" looks like a US Postal Code for a state named "Squirrel".

Fairly sure SQL originally meant "structured query language".

Btw, "ect." is, I say (for fun), an abbreviation for "ectoplasm".

As SuSE used to say, and might still,
Have fun!

Nicholas Bodley /*|*\ Waltham, Mass.
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