So, do "ticks" become "splats" after you debug? (Squish!) Sorry, I 
     had to ask it! ;)
     
     eric.delong@pmsi-services.com


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Subject: Re: Ldate and opnqryf question 
Author:  <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com > at INET_WACO
Date:    4/30/99 10:22 PM


> I prefer the double-quote over multiple single quotes (ticks)
>
> BTW, a fellow programmer who came out of Cittone Institute here in NJ was
the first one to use the
> "tick".  I think it sounds nuts to say "tick".  He also says "Splat" for
asterisk!

I say "tick" all the time. I usually say "star" for asterisk, although
"splat" is used quite often too.

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