Yes it's hard for me, maybe because I am no native english speaker. 

-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Andrew Dunstan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 18. Oktober 2006 16:11
An: Lukas Kahwe Smith
Cc: Mario Weilguni; pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org
Betreff: Re: [HACKERS] bug or feature, || -operator and NULLs

Lukas Kahwe Smith wrote:
> Mario Weilguni wrote:
>> Nice, but I still prefer nvl. Coalesce is hard to pronounce, and even 
>> harder to type.
>
> amen .. coalesce was invented by a sadistic twit (something which 
> people have also called me .. so it goes).

Perhaps people are trying to pronounce it wrongly. According to m-w, the right 
ways is:

   Pronunciation: "kO-&-'les


or more informally "koh a less".

Is that really so hard?

cheers

andrew



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