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Re: Gramma and correctness

Also along side Roy's comments New Zealanders have many different meanings 
associated with words. It can be difficult when writing to an international 
list having to keep in mind that others might not have the same meanings 
associated with words commonly used here.


Ashburton, New Zealand

>From: "Roy Sinclair" <badger.s@xtra.co.nz>
>Reply-To: sinclair@matrix.net
>To: <sinclair@matrix.net>
>Subject: Gramma and correctness
>Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2000 10:14:50 +1200
>I have noticed spelling  mistakes,  but I ignore them.  It is the message 
>in the writing that is important not the spelling.  As a New Zealander my 
>spelling is based on the Oxford English Dictionary,  but my spell check is 
>American, so for example colour is checked as color.  I also appreciate 
>that the language spoken by some people on the list  is not English. Their 
>effort is to be admired, So please use your noggin and practise a little of 
>give and take. This list is to important to descendants who live all around 
>the world not in little pockets and speaking the same language. Enough said 
>lets get on with it.
>                       ROY SINCLAIR
>                    DUNEDIN
>                              NEW ZEALAND

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