Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/22

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Subject: Re: Yeah, Really mad!
From: "Dan Post" <>
Date: Sat, 22 Nov 1997 17:17:50 -0500

I might add, apropos this thread, that my dear wife is American, speaks
English, but still refers to me as a loogie, even though I vainly declare
that it's LUGger!

- -----Original Message-----
From: Roger Beamon <>
To: <>
Date: Saturday, 22 November, 1997 1:29 AM
Subject: Re: Yeah, Really mad!

> >I have heard that some  LUGGERS have been complaining about English
> >language usage by  LUGGERS who are writing in English, which is their
> >second or maybe their  third or fourth language.

Like Jim, I read nearly every post on the list and haven't heard this
either. If it is going on, it is off list.

My concern is quite the opposite. I am bothered by the lack of ability
in the language shown by many whose mother tongue *is* English! :^)

- --
Roger Beamon
       Naturalist & Photographer

           You can't win department:
       Why is it that paychecks come less taxes, whereas,
       everything you buy is plus taxes?