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Congratulations to Shaun Rowark for his suggestion for a new acronym for SFWGHO!
We're always on the look-out for a new acronym for the order of SQL commands, and are pleased to award a gift voucher to another worthy winner of our competition.

Posted by Andy Brown on 14 August 2019

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SFWGHO - another winner!

Anyone who has attended our Introduction to SQL course will be familiar with the following acronym (strictly speaking, the abbreviation) for the order of keywords:

Order of keywords

Keywords in a SQL statement must come in this order.


We teach this using the acronym Sweaty Feet Will Give Horrible Odours, but invite delegates to win a £50 Amazon gift voucher by thinking up an acronym which is at least as good.  Step forward Shaun Rowark with this ingenious solution:


Sword Fights Will Guarantee Headless Opponents (with thanks to Karen for the graphic!).

A £50 voucher is in the post!

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