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Re: Fauxes Pas

Robert Myers wrote:
> At 09:18 AM 8/11/98 -0400, you wrote:
> >Gosh Ted you are quite testy today....
> >
> >I don need no steenkin grammer to look edukated!
> >Matter of fact, I cant even count to illiterate
> ---snip---
> Lest we forget, there is a significant membership of this list for whom
> English is not their native tongue [comments about Phil Payne and a certain
> hillbilly from West Virginia are here omitted :-) ].  My hat is off to
> them.  I can hardly imagine the results if I were to attempt to read and
> write German, for example, on a regular basis.  Our purpose here is to
> communicate.  (Or so I thought.)  If we understand what is meant then being
> critical of grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc., is purely gratuitous and
> is something best avoided.
> Now, of course, I niver meak misteaks.  :-)  But when I do, please don't
> try to make me feel any more like the poor ignorant old slob that I am.
> I'm sure we all get enough of that without additional "help".  Have a bit
> of fun with it.  That's just fine but truly critical comments are best left
> unsaid and/or unwritten.
> My $0.02.


I understand your comments.

It was, however,  a joke. I'm pretty sure Marc understands that, as
A WOB, probably, but not an assault by any means. 

I sincerely appreciate your feedback, as you have been on this list
longer than I (I've been over 3 years), and you've certainly contributed
more (What's an ISV again?).

When I reread the message, it's not clear enough that the post was
lighthearted. I agree.

Maybe I should refrain from getting tanked before I read my Email!

Ted Harlan