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Re: st: Statalist style


From   Elizabeth Allred <lizard@hsph.harvard.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Statalist style
Date   Tue, 17 Sep 2002 16:40:55 -0400

Those of you who've been around the list forever will remember the fast
and furious discussion about whether Stata rhymes with day-ta or dat-a
(surely this can be found in the archives?). And that would add another
dimension to the question of how to pronounce Statun. Are we all sitting
around bored today??

"A.J. Rossini" wrote:
> 
> >>>>> "marcello" == Marcello Pagano
> 
>     marcello> Dangerous territory.  What if one forgets the first t?
>     marcello> m.p.
> 
>     marcello> Nick Winter wrote:
> 
>     >> I've noticed of late various references to a particular technique or
>     >> approach being more or less "Stataish".  Since Stata is from Texas, I
>     >> propose, instead, "Statan".  Just as "Stata" rhymes with "data", so
>     >> "Statan" rhymes with "Texan".
>     >> Nick Winter
> 
> Also, with which Texan accent?
> 
> "Tahx-an", or "Texun", or ...?
> 
> --
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