Date: Thu, 6 Mar 1997 21:10:41 -0500
Reply-To: Tom Brady <thbrady@EROLS.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: Tom Brady <thbrady@EROLS.COM>
Organization: Erol's Internet Services
Subject: Re: SAS - Does it stand for something?
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Kate Brainard wrote:
> Not too long ago, someone asked how to pronounce SAS. I think I remember
> part of someone else's response indicating that SAS doesn't actually stand
> for something. Is that correct? We are having a disagreement in my office
> and I would appreciate it if someone would resolve it by indicating whether
> or not SAS stands for something.
> Kate BSome years ago SAS stood for Statistical Analysis System. With the many
changes SAS has undergone SAS Institite decided that SAS is no longer an
acronym for anything. Therefore, SAS does not stand for anything.