|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Miscellany » "I'm clear about that" or "It's clear to me"? Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#164885 - 01/13/07 10:31 AM Re: "Are we clear?"
Loc: Apple Valley, CA, USA
Why calli, thank you, you seem a very civilized fellow indeed, a standout among the implacably hostile merchants of antagonism
There are a half-dozen other such boards that might be to your advantage. Although protocol forbids me from naming them, try Googling as follows: word phrase origins smith craft wizard finder
Edited by dalehileman (01/13/07 10:34 AM)_________________________
#164886 - 01/17/07 07:01 AM Re: "Are we clear?"
Dale, I just want to thank you for your rectifying my written English.
I know my written English needs polishing and I want it looks better. For it might look like trivial to others, and others might avoid it out of politeness, I don't get much opportunites for others to help with it. So it's rare for me to get any comments and I value comments on my written English very much.
That's why I make out my signature like this.
And should I replace "writing" with "written English"?_________________________
Do inform me if you see any corrections needed in my written English.
#164887 - 01/18/07 06:59 PM Re: "Are we clear?"
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
Silly of me. I read your signature line as tell me places to learn better written English rather than, as I now think you intend, to inform you if we see corrections needed in your written English.
I feel the same when I am learning another language - I would rather get a chuckle and a friendly correction than have my mistakes politely overlooked. Occasionally I got outright guffaws but they were usually friendly too.
#164888 - 01/19/07 12:42 PM Re: "Are we clear?"
Loc: Apple Valley, CA, USA
calli: And should I replace "writing" with "written English"?
***No. However, my reply would depend upon the context
***I am so impressed by your rare and immense civiiy that I would be most pleased to exchange thoughts of any kind at any time, I being firstname.lastname@example.org and don't care who knows it_________________________
Forum Stats 8912 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members Preboomer, Smithwillsam, folatre, Rockyhud220, L82cannon
8912 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 21 Guests and 3 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
endymion6 80 wofahulicodoc 76 LukeJavan8 67 May 30 A C Bowden 4 Tromboniator 2
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11613 tsuwm 10537 LukeJavan8 8088 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 wofahulicodoc 6469 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 1994-2016 Wordsmith