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Old 04.09.2006, 21:45
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Re: Policy: Use of foreign words/terms in posts

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If you put so many rules in place that people have to think about the rules and are translating terms and italicizing things and wondering is it British English, American English, Germglish, Fracoglais, etc. and italicizing, then people won't bother to post.
Nobody is asking you to think about the dialect etc, just not to post in German! This is called englishforum after all, and we seem to be dominating it with German terms. You'll notice I gave people a lot of choice as to how they want to do it. Simply use English terms where possible if you don't want to write both! It's not too difficult to try and think of an English word whenever you post.

And since few people can understand rhyming slang - isn't it also reasonable to ask people to refrain from it - I'm going to go out on a limb here and assume that you don't understand it either.