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Re: st: The origin of the word Stata?


From   Caleb Southworth <caleb@uoregon.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: The origin of the word Stata?
Date   Thu, 26 Oct 2006 11:04:23 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Jeremy Miles wrote:

: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)?

:Jeremy  "rhyme with baiter" Miles

Despite essential support from the UK and some of its immediate
colonies that attach "r" on the end of words ending in "a" (Boston
;-), Stata's origins are West Coast and now, gasp, Texas, hence:
Stay-ta or Staay-ta.

Caleb "rhymes with data" Southworth

Caleb
caleb@uoregon.edu
University of Oregon Sociology
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