LOL -- I told him I had a table in my dining room, and another kind in my kitchen, etc.
From: Ed Heaton <EdHeaton@westat.com>
To: Howard Wood <sasbum@AOL.COM>
Sent: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 08:44:38 -0500
Subject: RE: TABLES TABLES TABLES
Maybe you should turn the tables on him and correct him whenever he
refers to a sedan as a car or to beef as meat or to an engine as a
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
On Behalf Of Howard Wood
Sent: Saturday, November 26, 2005 7:59 PM
Subject: TABLES TABLES TABLES
How would you best describe to a retiscent SAS student that the concept
of TABLES isn't limited to SQL? This came up during a discussion on
table lookup methods - and lookup tables in particular (I mean, lookup
tables pre- date SQL). Even SAS data sets are referred to as tables.
This made the student apoplectic.
Words of wisdom most welcome!!!