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Old 04.09.2006, 21:41
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Re: Policy: Use of foreign words/terms in posts

Me thinks we have waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much time on our hands these days. (I don't, despite my reply...it is more of a work avoidance thingy.)

Guidlines, OK. Rules...well...that would be a little too Swiss for the this group.

How about loosening it up a notch so that frequent posters (TBD) should at least put the non-English word in italics. That is at least the convention in all flavors of English, yes? "I was verbally abused at my local Gemeinde again today."

Such strick if-you-use-the-ampspracht-include-the-English convetions will only force the lazy gits (who, me?) to stop using native terms all together.

Ciao (goodbye/hello),

Stu