Re: Career questions: databases

From: Neil <>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2007 16:44:00 -0500
Message-ID: <Hleii.112$>

> "Different to" is the British usage and has been since before
> Shakespeare's time. If you check _Chambers Dictionary_ (1998), you'll
> find the following usage for the word "different": with _from_, also with
> _to_ and (_esp US_) _than_. If you check _Merriam-Webster's Collegiate
> Dictionary_ (11th Edition), a common U.S. dictionary, only "different
> from" and "different than" are mentioned in the usage section of the entry
> for the word "different."

Two points.

One, we're not living in Shakespeare's day anymore, so get over it.

And two, Brits don't know nothing. If they did, then they wouldn't have lost their world empire, and wouldn't have needed us to bail them out in WWII.

So, since, if it weren't for us, you'd be speaking German anyway, I suggest you learn proper American English, and learn how to talk good. That's what I say!

Neil Received on Mon Jul 02 2007 - 23:44:00 CEST

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