Linq Select Using a Column Number

Is there a way using Linq to SQL that I can alias a data member using an ordinal number ?

Dim query1 = From q In source Select q.dogName, q.dogType
Dim query2 = From q In source Select q.fishColor, q.fishSize


Dim data = From d In query Select column1= d.DataMember(1), column2=d.DataMember(2)

Basically I'm trying to get (and alias) the first two columns of the source query without having to specify their names.

Hope that makes sense.
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Prakash SamariyaIT ProfessionalCommented:
//This is will get first two column names
var columnnames = (from t in typeof(<table_name>).GetProperties() select t.Name).Take(2)

//Join them in string
string cols =   "new("+String.Join(",",columnnames)+")"

//Use that cols string in select to make Dynamic LINQ2SQL query
Dim data = From d In <table_name> Select(cols)

For more detail about Dynamic LINQ please refer:
WatersideAuthor Commented:
I can't use Dynamic Linq as I'm writing for Windows Phone :(
Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
I can not think of a way to do this because Linq to SQL and Linq to Entity Framework work from a model which have names to map to the database. When you write a Linq query you need to use those name otherwise the T-SQL query could not be constructed so that it could be sent to the server for execution.

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