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OT: The greetings problem

From:Iain E. Davis <feaelin@...>
Date:Friday, September 5, 2003, 22:32
>Mark J. Reed > On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 03:40:13PM -0400, Harald Stoiber wrote: > > Ooooooops! Sorry for that one. As you can easily imagine, > > I had no idea of the bad taste of "greetings". ;-) > > The word "greetings" has no bad connotation for me, or for > most English speakers - just American males of a certain age. > The more important point was that it's only used for "hello", > never for "good-bye". :)
I was about say, I guess I'm too young for it to have a negative connotation (for me). :)