Re: CHAT: "have a nice day"
|From:||Robert Hailman <robert@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 7, 2000, 22:34|
Eric Christopherson wrote:
> > Eric Christopherson wrote:
> > > Also, if you don't use it, what do you say (in English) to wish
> > someone a
> > > nice day? "Good day?"
> > To me, "Good day" suggests a proper Englishman of the 19th century who
> > is too proper to say anything other than "Good day, sir" when he gets
> > angry.
> I'm sorry, but I'm just not getting it. If "have a nice day" is offensive,
> what is a NONoffensive way to convey the same thing? And what makes it
> offensive (or is it just something like broccoli that one doesn't like for
> no apparent reason)?
>I don't see what makes it offensive, but I respect the wishes of people
who do. Why offend someone if you know how to avoid it. Besides, all
people are irrational in some way, although it's not always obvious.