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Re: GB vs. US English on websites

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  • kzgafas
    Remember, Michael, crucially important is: Divide and Conquer (Divide et impera) :-) K. ... misleading, ... show ... have
    Message 1 of 22 , Jan 29, 2009
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      Remember, Michael, crucially important is: Divide and Conquer (Divide
      et impera) :-)

      K.

      --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, Michael Grant <mgrant@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 2:55 AM, Sarka Rubkova <rubkova@...> wrote:
      > > Still, your statement contradicts with your so often used
      exclamation:
      > > Americans would not understand that.
      > >
      > > Either you have been exaggerated in those, which might be often
      misleading,
      > > or you ... how would you say "toci se jak korouhvicka" ?
      >
      > I don't read the list as avidly as some, but my impression is that
      > most of Jamie's statements of that sort refer to slang and idiomatic
      > expressions -- especially the somewhat outdated ones that seem to
      show
      > up (or used to, anyway) in a lot of Czech bilingual dictionaries and
      > English teaching materials.
      >
      > Michael
      >
      >
      > --
      > You have to be happy with what you have to be happy with what you
      have
      > to be happy with.
      >
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