In the last episode (Jul 22), Andy McHargue said:
> I have table with very similar values in one field,
> count word
> ----- ----
> 2 APPLE
> 6 APPLES
> 1 APPEL
> select *,sum(count) as total from table group by word will leave
> these rows separated.
> So I want to GROUP BY that field to add the numbers (to come up with
> 9 APPLES). Is this possible? I guess I'm searching for some type of
> functionality similar to SOUNDEX(), except for grouping not
SELECT SUM(count), MIN(word), SOUNDEX(word) GROUP BY SOUNDEX(word)
If you are running mysql >= 4.1, you can use GROUP_CONCAT() to fetch
all the words matching each soundex group.