Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/19

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Subject: [Leica] BD Colen and the English Language
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Sun Sep 19 16:11:59 2004

Oh, pray Marc, but do stuff a sock in it, won't you old fellow? ;-)

-----Original Message-----
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Marc James Small
Sent: Sunday, September 19, 2004 7:00 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: [Leica] BD Colen and the English Language

At 10:51 AM 9/17/04 -0400, B. D. Colen wrote:
>Well I'm sure glad it's a reliabir camera, but I really wish that it 
>had digital capabilities.
>And can someone explain to me how major global companies such as Nikon,

>Leica, and Olympus, can continue in this day and age to produce 
>marketing materials in pideon English? Truly bizarre.

Uh, BD, we normally communicate on the LUG in English.  Just what would
be a "reliabr" camera or "pideon" English?

I presume that you intended to write "reliable" on the first, though the
context is a bit odd, and "pigeon" or, more properly, "pidjin" English
for the second.

Are my surmises accurate?

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