[pmwiki-users] User level for this forum? a cry for help (was Blogging support?)

John Rankin john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Thu Aug 17 21:42:05 CDT 2006

On Friday, 18 August 2006 1:08 PM, Kathryn Andersen <kat_lists at katspace.homelinux.org> wrote:
>On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 08:44:00PM +0200, kirpi at kirpi.it wrote:
>> > From the Frapper, it appears that fully half of the PmWiki community
>> > are non-native English speakers.
>> Let's get the chance to stress the point here: please be kind and
>> write well, you English speakers :-)
>> Slang, non-standard vocabulary, gratuitous acronyms,... although
>> suitable while chatting between friends or sending sms over mobiles,
>> are probably not a good way to deal with a world-wide
>(An idiom is a phrase which is commonly used, but whose normally
>understood meaning is not the same as its literal meaning.)
>Kathryn Andersen

Slightly off topic...
Both native and non-native English speakers may enjoy reading 
the feng shui detective series by Nury Vittachi, featuring
feng shui master and consulting detective CF Wong and his
various friends and rivals, all of whom speak different, and
sometimes mutually incomprehensible, versions of English.

John Rankin

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