milner at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 15 17:12:30 EST 2001
I have to agree with you too.
Don't feel bad about posting if English isn't your strongest language, but
if you're just being lazy, take the extra couple seconds to read it over to
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Edwards" <amoamasam at sympatico.ca>
To: <oclug at lists.oclug.on.ca>
Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2001 2:35 PM
Subject: [oclug] Courtesy
> Hey Gang,
> Some recent posts have been written in English so badly garbled as to be
> almost illegible. It is a sign of courtesy and respect for the group to
> write your messages clearly, if you want them to be read at all. Here are
> some clues:
> 1) i always start my sentences capitals. that helps the reader know where
> they start. this isn't poetry.
> 2) without punctuation or with poor letters can be misunderstood or i have
> found you have to read sentences three times sometimes whole paragraphs to
> get the gist. of them.
> 3) run-on sentences are a bad thing, this is an example, it's hard to
> read a post that's full of them.
> 3) try to hit all the keys wit your fingers, half finishe words ar
> 4: ispell works use it if your speling skils are under-devellopped.
> 5) try if you can to avoid writing reely lon breatless sentances i know
> you've had alot of coffee and tim, is money but i want to hear wha you
> have to say and trying to read sometnin like this i find is like being
> trappe on an airplane eg beside a compulsive talker for five hoors, my
> eyes glaze over.
> like i said its just curtise to your readers. we all know how important
> grammer speling and sintax are in you're fav programmin languge heh-heh,
> well the same aplies to english.
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