Pronunciation of SQL

by Charles Miller on February 11, 2004

After years of mediating between people who pronounce each letter individually, and people who say "sequel", I want to make it clear that the correct pronunciation of SQL is:


Thus, we have PostgreSquirrel, MySquirrel, and if you're a masochist, Microsoft Squirrel Server. HSQLDB is a little harder to pronounce, until you realise it's really called "HyperSquirrel".

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