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Databases Reporting with SQL Working with Text Creating Excerpts

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I receive this error when I tried to pass this assessment. Can someone please elaborate on my error? Expecting 'L Chalkey' not 'L Chalkey'

SELECT SUBSTR(first_name, 1, 1) ||' ' AS "initial", last_name FROM customers;

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Hi Marsha,

Kinda looks like the same thing to me. I'm not sure why you put the ||' ' characters in there, but if you take them out, it'll pass. Hope this helps.