<div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">---------- Missatge reenviat ----------<br>From: "Richard (MQ)" <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">
email@example.com</a>><br>To: <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a><br>Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 08:00:47 +0100<br>Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] linux-dvb Digest, Vol 33, Issue 9<br>Eduard Huguet wrote:
<br>>> 2. Re: DiB0700 firmware problems (Darren Salt)<br>...<br>>>> because the system hanged very often when I used the TV remote (and when<br>>> I<br>>>> say "hanged" I mean "hanged":
<br>>> That'd be remote control as executioner, then... ;-)<br>>><br>>> (Hint: you mean "hung".)<br>>><br>>> [snip]<br>...<br>><br>> LOL. It results obvious that English is not my mother language...
<br>><br>Don't be too upset - plenty of native English people get this one wrong<br>too - especially since we abandoned that particular barbaric practice<br>last century, this usage of the word is now becoming archaic.
<br><br>How other nationalities cope with the ridiculous irregularities of the<br>English language always amazes me, but not as much as our laziness as a<br>nation in not bothering even to try to learn other people's. I suspect
<br>that if North America hadn't generally adopted a fork of English the<br>boot might be on the other foot by now. But their variant(s) contain<br>plenty of their own traps for the unwary.<br><br>Getting a bit OT here...
<br><br>--<br>Cheers<br>Richard (MQ)<br></blockquote></div><br>A "fork" of english...<br>LOL: That's TOO geeky.... XD XD<br><br><br>Cheers<br> Eduard<br><br><br>