[linux-dvb] linux-dvb Digest, Vol 33, Issue 11

Eduard Huguet eduardhc at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 09:34:37 CEST 2007


>
> ---------- Missatge reenviat ----------
> From: "Richard (MQ)" <osl at 16hd.freeserve.co.uk>
> To: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 08:00:47 +0100
> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] linux-dvb Digest, Vol 33, Issue 9
> Eduard Huguet wrote:
> >>   2. Re: DiB0700 firmware problems (Darren Salt)
> ...
> >>> because the system hanged very often when I used the TV remote (and
> when
> >> I
> >>> say "hanged" I mean "hanged":
> >> That'd be remote control as executioner, then... ;-)
> >>
> >> (Hint: you mean "hung".)
> >>
> >> [snip]
> ...
> >
> > LOL. It results obvious that English is not my mother language...
> >
> Don't be too upset - plenty of native English people get this one wrong
> too - especially since we abandoned that particular barbaric practice
> last century, this usage of the word is now becoming archaic.
>
> How other nationalities cope with the ridiculous irregularities of the
> English language always amazes me, but not as much as our laziness as a
> nation in not bothering even to try to learn other people's. I suspect
> that if North America hadn't generally adopted a fork of English the
> boot might be on the other foot by now. But their variant(s) contain
> plenty of their own traps for the unwary.
>
> Getting a bit OT here...
>
> --
> Cheers
> Richard (MQ)
>

A "fork" of english...
LOL: That's TOO geeky.... XD XD


Cheers
  Eduard
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