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SubjectRe: Euro-English


jw schultz wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:16:51AM +0200, Maciej Soltysiak wrote:
>
>>>>If zis mad yu smil, pleas pas it on to oza pepl.
>>>
>>>Chuckle... Some people have way too much time on their hands. :-)
>>
>>Oh, come on, it really points something out.
>>Europe is a place where everybody speaks bad english :)
>>And people who know english and bad english tend to use bad english.
>
>
> As you have just done ;)
>
> I also disagree. Many in Europe speak English much better
> than those born to it.
>

The trained Linguist in me speaks:

What is "good" English?

Do you mean "broadly understandable"? Or do you mean "as defined by
pedants"?

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