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Re: French

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@...>


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