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  I strongly believe that the Engineering language is an universal
  However, I speak fluently many languages, English could be very well
  my 1st language as well as my 7 th or 8th or perhaps my 10th.   And by
the way 
  I have NOT had the benefit of 16 years of English classes.   For those
with 16 years 
  of English classes there is no excuse.... unless you only have 15.  As
long as it is an 
 engineering  related post or question it should not matter if the
English is broken or 



On Mon, 17 Feb 2003 10:13:36 -0800 "Gerard Madden, SE"
<gmadden(--nospam--at)> writes:
> Hopefully Bill P won't feel the need to return to the list to spew 
> his
> BS.
> As far as people posting in poor English, here are my thoughts. big
> deal. I applaud these people for posting at all compared to the
> thousands on this list who sit dormant. I'm sure a lot of people 
> have to
> use translation software to make there post and can only hope some 
> of
> the engineering terms come out half way decent. This is an 
> international
> list, give people some slack who are trying to participate without 
> the
> benefit of 16 years of English classes.
> -gerard
> Santa Clara, CA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenn Otto [mailto:glenn(--nospam--at)] 
> Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 9:59 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: RE: Etiquette
> This is cool!  We haven't seen a good fight in a while on this list
> since ADA!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: GSKWY(--nospam--at) [mailto:GSKWY(--nospam--at)] 
> Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 11:50 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: Etiquette
> I stand by my opinions on people who: 
> a.) brag about obtaining work by holding fund-raising breakfasts for
> politicians.  (It seems to me that straight prostitution would be
> easier,  think of it, no dirty dishes to wash.) 
> b.)  appear to think that the rest of the world is interested in 
> their
> political views 
> I do notice that I made a grammatical error in my remark about 
> pancake
> breakfasts though.  Does that make me ignorant?   
> Gail S. Kelley, P.E.

Desi J. Kiss, MS, PE
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

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