sorry Lynn Pettis if anything hurts u i am sorry
Not sure where you get the idea that anything hurts. Just trying to make sure you understand that we aren't here to do your work for you but to help you understand what you need to do.
Sean is correct, you are going to get table scans with your query. You may want to look at full text indexing, this may give you what you need.
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