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Re: st: The origin of the word Stata?

From   "David Elliott" <>
Subject   Re: st: The origin of the word Stata?
Date   Sun, 29 Oct 2006 11:05:15 -0400

I say puh-tey-toh, you say puh-tey-tuh
I say tuh-mey-toh, you say tuh-mah-toh

Sorry, it had to be said ;-)

However, saying Stata rhymes with data creates the same problem -
regional variations of data include: dey-tuh, dat-uh, dah-tuh, and
yes, the New England dey-tur.

But if it wasn't for variation, why would we need Stata?

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