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RE: st: The origin of the word Stata?


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: The origin of the word Stata?
Date   Thu, 26 Oct 2006 17:49:49 +0100

This point has long been discussed on the Statalist FAQ.

http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/statalist.html#pronounce

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Jeremy Miles
 
> On 26/10/06, William Gould, Stata <wgould@stata.com> wrote:
> 
> > The question of pronunciation arose early and in a 
> surprising way.  It had
> > always seemed obvious to me that Stata was pronounced, well, Stata,
> 
> But does that rhyme with baiter, barter, or batter?  Or can we
> pronounce Stata differently, depending on where we are from (or where
> we live)?
> 
> (If that was deliberately ambiguous, then ignore this question.)
> 
> Jeremy  "rhyme with baiter" Miles

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