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Date Posted: 08:41:43 05/01/02 Wed
Author: Funn Lim
Subject: Re: Yue Ling Fans House gathering
In reply to: Scarlett 's message, "Re: Yue Ling Fans House gathering" on 06:31:40 04/30/02 Tue


>
>As to the grammatical error, I guess it's the
>Malaysian English. It's not easy to speak perfect
>English. I'm not the author of this text but I do
>appreciate the hard work in translation the chinese
>character into english the person has put in.
>>
>"Internasional"? Hm, it's look more attractive than
>the plain "international" spelling. Got more "ummpph".
>
I don't think the Internasional thing was intentional. I think it was a spelling mistake. I am not trying to sound pushy or arrogant and I am not trying to set a standard as if mine is better or greater but I must admit, whoever who did the translation did it pretty badly. I applaud his/her effort but if we want to go really and truly International, a standard must be set. My sister found the memo funny not because of its contents but because of the way the contents were presented.

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