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#164885 - 01/13/07 10:31 AM Re: "Are we clear?"
dalehileman Offline

Registered: 07/10/05
Posts: 1773
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

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Edited by dalehileman (01/13/07 10:34 AM)

#164886 - 01/17/07 07:01 AM Re: "Are we clear?"
callithump Offline

Registered: 09/10/04
Posts: 91
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?"
Zed Offline

Registered: 08/27/02
Posts: 2154
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?"
dalehileman Offline

Registered: 07/10/05
Posts: 1773
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 dalehileman@verizon.net and don't care who knows it

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