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OSNews, Generic OSes This week wasn't marked by any breaking news items, but there were a few tends to be spotted. This may be have been a new week, but netbooks were still all the rage, with several items on our front page. We also had lots of news on Windows 7, and OSNews' very first game review. An uneventful week, but some interesting discussion nonetheless. This week's My Take is about the upcoming KDE 4.2 release.
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RE[2]: My complements
by pxa270 on Sun 25th Jan 2009 20:29 UTC in reply to "RE: My complements"
pxa270
Member since:
2006-01-08

Tsk. What a lousy excuse. The spelling differences are exactly the same in Dutch, while the difference in pronunciation are much greater. ;)

Edited 2009-01-25 20:31 UTC

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RE[3]: My complements
by AbuHassan on Sun 25th Jan 2009 21:10 in reply to "RE[2]: My complements"
AbuHassan Member since:
2008-08-26

Tsk. What a lousy excuse. The spelling differences are exactly the same in Dutch, while the difference in pronunciation are much greater. ;)


Isn't the Frisian language a sort of bridge between Dutch and English?

@Thom

Maybe you could write your articles in Frisian for the "benefit" of the spelling Nazis? ;)

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RE[4]: My complements
by h3rman on Sun 25th Jan 2009 23:00 in reply to "RE[3]: My complements"
h3rman Member since:
2006-08-09

"Tsk. What a lousy excuse. The spelling differences are exactly the same in Dutch, while the difference in pronunciation are much greater. ;)


Isn't the Frisian language a sort of bridge between Dutch and English?
"

Not really, at least not in every respect.
Afrikaans is the closest thing to English you'll get, as for the syntax.

BTW, Dutch don't use "complement", except in maths and in phony (marketing) speak.


@Thom

Maybe you could write your articles in Frisian for the "benefit" of the spelling Nazis? ;)


I kind of doubt Thom, like the vast majority of Dutch people, knows more than a few words of Frisian. The only person I know personally who speaks Frisian is an Israeli.
I'd love to see some articles in Afrikaans, though. ;-)

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RE[3]: My complements
by BluenoseJake on Sun 25th Jan 2009 23:08 in reply to "RE[2]: My complements"
BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

Tsk. What a lousy thing to complain about.

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