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I cannot speak for everybody, but when I see a post that is filled with runon sentences, no punctuation, or filled with "u need 2 go 2 hdd blah n grub the part 1 w/gyuit" , I ignore it.
Take 3 more seconds per post, and check that it is readable.
Use the spellcheck button at the bottom of the post window.
Use your '.' ',' and Capitalize when needed.
I know that not all posters use English as their first language, but for those that do-- Pretend you are writing a real letter. This is not Yahoo messenger to a friend. Lots of people read these forums, and if they are not in a readable format, they get ignored. Or worse, they think you are a total dweeb.
Come on people. Use your language skills. My eight year old can type and post better than most of the threads I've been reading.
Last edited by cwwilson721; 03-04-2006 at 01:19 PM.
Ah....But saying it in the form of the original French pronuciation, or the "Queens English", or the "Drawl of the Deep South"? (Hint: Deep South it's pronouced "Tree")
I'm still laughing too hard to type.....
The worth thing which could occured when talking to English man is using slang words like "Queens English", Drawl of the Deep South"?, cause even Lingvo dictionary doesn't know what is it....Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. How could a man from non-English speaking country know about it...
You have hit the proverbial nail on the head. (Another problem, there.)
That is a major problem with english. So many dialects. Would a Russian speaker from St. Peterburg perfectly understand a speaker from Siberia? I would assume not, due to differences in local sayings, and slight changes in pronuciation over the centuries.
But that is not what this thread is about. I wanted to point out that using terms like what KimVette did is HIGHLY irritating. If I can't understand easily what is trying to be presented to me, I will just skip the post.
As I said, I do make large allowances for non-native speakers. But for those who know better.....