Got a Doubt ! Wanting for your Help ! Plz make it ASAP !

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 15:52:11 CET 2013


On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 1:37 AM, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
> We live in an international world (otherwise we wouldn't need that
> annoying unicode stuff).  When you say, "effort to be understandable",
> what you're really saying is, "everybody should be just like me".
>
> Unfortunately, that's not going to happen.  Or maybe fortunately, since
> variety and exploring different cultures is part of what makes life
> interesting.

That said, though, there are a few phrases that we all learn to avoid.
I'm used to talking about "knocking up" a rough prototype, but when I
started communicating internationally more, I consciously started
saying "knocking together" instead, to avoid confusing certain groups
of people...

ChrisA



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