This blogpost is hilarious! So, how would you write the entry on SQL? Here's my shot - "Initially developed in 1979 to support IBMs first relational database, System R, the Arkansas faction lost their bid to have the new SQL language pronounced 'SQUEEL'."
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Kevin Kline is a well-known database industry expert, author, and speaker. Kevin is a long-time Microsoft MVP and was one of the founders of PASS, www.sqlpass.org.