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    I've been saying "My S-Q-L" since the beginning but after hearing "Sequel Server" in reference to MS SQL Server I thought maybe people actually do pronounce our favorite Db program "My Sequel".

    So what do you say or hear most often?
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    My-S-Q-L

    it's kind of tongue tying to say M-S-S-Q-L...hence "sequel server"...

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    good point
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    This is right off the MySQL home page:

    <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana,Arial,Helvetica">quote:</font><HR>
    The official way to pronounce MySQL is ``My Ess Que Ell'' (not MY-SEQUEL). But we try to avoid correcting people who say MY-SEQUEL.
    [/quote]

    However, I often do correct people who mispronounce it (lol).
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    I've never heard anyone say My-SEQUEL. I'll definetly correct them if I hear it....
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    I stand corrected. But the "My Sequel" pronunciation is less syllables and rolls off the tongue easier.

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    How funny!

    Just today I had one of those suffering, poet-to-be types that works at a well known *large* book store pronounce MySQL as "My Sequel." Needless to say, and although the store was packed with every Microsoft product ever produced, this particular (B***** and N****) book store did not have a single book on mysql.

    After reading these posts and after visiting the MySQL website, I think I now know why the *large* book store didn't have any MySQL books.

    bal

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    Poets! Always looking for an intergalactic kegger.

    BTW They list 7 on their website.

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