Exercise: With no help offered, list events with interesting letters!

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Category ==> SQL  (156 exercises)
Topic ==> Calculations  (7 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
Course ==> Introduction to SQL
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If you've reached this point, you're probably ready for a challenge.  See if you can write a query to list out all of the non-boring events:

Non-boring events

The first few of the 28 events you should see.

As the above query shows, a boring event is one which doesn't begin and end with the same letter, and which doesn't begin and end with a vowel!

If you get this working, you could always show that there aren't any ultra-interesting events (ones which begin and end in a vowel).

Save this query as Boring events, then close it down.

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