AW: AW: AW: OT: what is "AW", was: revlet not only on on-rev? was: some HD fun (Klaus on-rev)
luis at anachreon.co.uk
Fri Nov 13 03:56:50 CST 2009
Before I apologised to everyone for incorrectly advising them that
'Re' was short for 'Regarding' and 'Referencing' I checked Wiktionary:
So it goes both ways, Re re.
On 13 Nov 2009, at 08:42, David Glasgow wrote:
> And "re" is not an abbreviation of English "regarding" or "reply"
> but a Latin word meaning "by the thing" (which follows). Aside
> from in email replies, the most common use is in the law, where
> cases regarding children will be anonymised to a letter and be
> reported "Re B"
> (Sorry to be a trifle nerdy, but I do a lot of courtwork)
> David Glasgow
> On 12 Nov 2009, at 10:30 pm, Jacques Haussewrote:
>> I did never notice... Do I guess right ?
>> if people from California or Germany answer "Rép:" on my Swiss-
>> french Mac, that means they are also using Apple's mail ? Well,
>> they are a large majority...
>> Le 12 nov. 2009 à 19:09, Klaus on-rev a écrit :
>>> Hi Tiemo,
>>>> And Apple's Mail doesn't speak german? ;)
>>> it DOES, but in a bit more sophisticated way.
>>> "RE" might stand for "Replik", gelle?! :-D
>>> Klaus Major
>>> klaus at major.on-rev.com
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