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    Question Pronunciation


    I went for a job interview the other day, and was talking about some of the languages I've used. Now, here's the thing...
    The bloke wanted to know what I was like with SQL. OK. I let him know, and might get the job yet - find out in 2nd interview. But when he said SQL, he pronounced it 'squeal' (like a pig).
    I've always prounced it phonetically like ES-Q-EL

    Any feedback?
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    I would go with S -- Q -- L, just like in alphabet
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    Did he just say it or actually ¤ ¤ squeal?

    http://lists.evolt.org/index.cfm/a/h...927.html/d/408
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    dagn I am good
    Seriously, it's just common sense (it ain't CQL, is it?) and a little knowledge of english pronunciation, so obviously that guys lacks one of those, and you shouldn't bother working for such ignorant
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    AFAIK,

    A lot of ppl prononuce SQL as Sequel. I myself sometimes use Sequel. a lot of good books on SQL have pointed this out.

    so i dont think the fellow was ignorant or something.

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    that...was...a ...joke...sort of....though it didn't come out funny....
    I konw may ppl pronounce it sequel, it is just first thing that comes to mind and then sticks there. Also I wouldn't suggest anyone not to take job just because boss doesn't know how to say a word - because he is boss and he doesn't have to know everything adbout everything. He just has to know when to write out a check
    And you know I mean that.

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