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From: Timothy Miller <miller@techsource.com>
To: jw schultz <jw@pegasys.ws>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Euro-English
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2003 20:37:32 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3F319F4C.9030709@techsource.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 20030806231403.GF1380@pegasys.ws



jw schultz wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:16:51AM +0200, Maciej Soltysiak wrote:
> 
>>>>If zis mad yu smil, pleas pas it on to oza pepl.
>>>
>>>Chuckle...  Some people have way too much time on their hands. :-)
>>
>>Oh, come on, it really points something out.
>>Europe is a place where everybody speaks bad english :)
>>And people who know english and bad english tend to use bad english.
> 
> 
> As you have just done ;)
> 
> I also disagree.  Many in Europe speak English much better
> than those born to it.
> 

The trained Linguist in me speaks:

What is "good" English?

Do you mean "broadly understandable"?  Or do you mean "as defined by 
pedants"?


  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-08-07  0:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-08-05 23:33 Euro-English Mike Fedyk
2003-08-06  0:14 ` Euro-English Gene Heskett
2003-08-06  0:49   ` [OT] Euro-English Mike Fedyk
2003-08-06  9:16   ` Euro-English Maciej Soltysiak
2003-08-06 23:14     ` Euro-English jw schultz
2003-08-06 23:45       ` Euro-English Mike Fedyk
2003-08-07  0:37       ` Timothy Miller [this message]
2003-08-07 10:16       ` [OT] Euro-English Maciej Soltysiak
2003-08-07 10:39         ` Dick Streefland
2003-08-07 14:19           ` Herbert Pötzl
2003-08-08  1:01           ` Clemens Schwaighofer
2003-08-08 10:50             ` Maciej Soltysiak
2003-08-08 12:10               ` Marcus Metzler
2003-08-09  0:55               ` Jamie Lokier
2003-08-06  2:06 ` Euro-English Valdis.Kletnieks

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