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Thursday 25 October 2007 3.00pm
At the risk of provoking yet another snarky comment from 'the mapmaker' and wandering further off-topic, for which I apologise in advance - who is 'OP' and where are they on this thread?
Thursday 25 October 2007 3.12pm
I think OP means 'original poster'.
Thursday 25 October 2007 3.14pm
janefs: OP = original poster

The Mapmaker: I am not sure that criticising people's literacy in that manner is likely to foster a better atmosphere on this forum.

Yes, high standards should be encouraged, but I certainly wouldn't want people to be put off from joining in for fear of having their use of language criticised.

[For the avoidance of confusion, I referred to posterity in my original reply to flissdavies. I certainly don't have anything approaching prosperity as a result of this website :-) ]

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Thursday 25 October 2007 3.19pm
Mapmaker, just so you know, we are all prone to make spelling mistakes. For example, you are not supposed to put an accent on any capital letter, so "É" as stated in your post is not correct...
Thursday 25 October 2007 4.10pm
James Hatts wrote:
janefs: OP = original poster

Ahh, a light glimmers. That was a 'doh!' moment for me. Thanks James and gerardi.
Thursday 25 October 2007 5.51pm
, reading this thread was fun.
Thursday 25 October 2007 5.58pm
OP would like to apologise for the sloppy language. She forgot to reread her email before sending it! This was clearly a huge mistake and will be avoided in the future.

Many thanks for pointing it all out. ( And yes, I meant posterity, not prosperity, apologies).
Thursday 25 October 2007 6.02pm
Furthermore, i would like to thank 'The Mapmaker' for his/her delighful selection of the 26 letters of the upper case alphabet that I was not aware of before posting on this forum.
Thursday 25 October 2007 6.22pm
27..... ;)
Thursday 25 October 2007 7.16pm
I applaud The Mapmaker, I have rarely laughed out loud at the comments made on this forum because usually it is winge,winge,winge, The more comments like his/hers the better, I say :)
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