|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 19:58|
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Paul Kershaw <ptkershaw@...> wrote:
> Problem the second: Again, recall how this issue started in the first place: Someone
> whose native language wasn't English was told, in barely more political
> words, that his English was substandard and that he ought to write in French.
I don't think that was elitism. That was genuine inability to
understand each other, and IIRC, only after that misunderstanding led
to more than a little hostility on both sides did someone suggest that
the OP try again in French.
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>