On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Matt Warden <mwarden at gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 7:54 AM, Fred Jones <fredthejonester at gmail.com> wrote: >> etc. For a 7 digit number, that can be between 5 and 16 K combinations > > Your biggest challenge is reducing the search space. You can eliminate > combinations that have no vowel, for example. Also, while I could not [snip] Sorry, I completely missed the boat on the solution. Here's what you should look into. Convert each word in your English database to its number pad equivalent. Then perform the number search on that column. Good luck, -- Matt Warden Cincinnati, OH, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.