[Air-l] <Introduce interesting News about Wibro>

Ellis Godard ellis.godard at csun.edu
Wed Jun 14 12:41:06 PDT 2006

Nothing wrong with being a German, of course. (I'm Bavarian by birth - born
in Nuremburg and lived in Oberkatasu while my father was stationed in Hof on
the Saale.) I meant German as distinct from English - that is, ESL of any
sort. :)

Bitte, annehmen meine bescheidene entschuldigung - und meine schrecklicher
Deutsche. :)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nils Zurawski [mailto:nils.zurawski at uni-hamburg.de]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 1:47 AM
> To: air-l at listserv.aoir.org; ellis.godard at csun.edu
> Subject: Re: [Air-l] <Introduce interesting News about Wibro>
> Dear Ellis and other list members,
> just to explain my posting, which seem to have
> irritated you. I was not sure if these postings 
> were spam or legitimate postings by some student, 
> who were not aware of the lists content and the 
> appropriate forms of communication on a list. 
> Because the English was not always correct, I was 
> assuming this, as I thought that plain commercial 
> spam would not contain such mistakes. I did not 
> want to stigmatise anyone. But I have to ask what 
> you Ellis mean by "particularly a German"? Is 
> there any problem with me being German? Or was 
> this a general remark on me not being a native 
> English speaker.
> I hope I watched out for typos in this posting and for
> punctution as well. best wishes nilz
> >I'm surprised that anyone on this list, particularly a German whose
> >messages (even here) include typos and punctuation errors, 
> would risk
> >stigmatizing incorrect English by identifying it as an indicator of
> >spam.
> --
> Dr. Nils Zurawski
> Universität Hamburg
> Inst. für kriminologische Sozialforschung
> Allende-Platz 1
> 20146 Hamburg
> Germany
> tel. +49 (0) 40 42838 6185
> fax. +49 (0) 40 42838 2328
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