[dba-Tech] pronounciation

Jon Tydda jon at tydda.plus.com
Tue Oct 11 17:24:49 CDT 2016

Just because someone got it wrong once doesn't mean everyone else has to change pronunciation. It'll always be sequel to me :)

Or squirrel, depending on how gullible I think the person I'm talking to is...


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> On 11 Oct 2016, at 23:10, Susan Harkins <ssharkins at gmail.com> wrote:
> I occasionally slip up and say Sequel and the young heads all go ... "huh??" 
> Susan H. 
> SQL is a tad trickier, since most of the commercial world takes after the original IBM pronunciation, derived from Sequel, or Structured Query Language. But Monty (of MySQL fame) decided to change the pronunciation to My-SQL, and this pronunciation has acquired significant credence in the world, especially the internet world.
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