English Like?

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Thu May 25 21:40:34 EDT 2017


NO!  NO!  NO!  NO!  NO!  NO!
I understand that inside the Colonies, the punctuation goes inside the
quotation marks, and outside the Colonies, the punctuation goes outside the
quotation marks.  Just because this thread is being read and replied to
from both inside and outside the Colonies does not give you the right to
put the punctuation in both places.  You, Sir, are guilty of the worst
foible of all.  You may not have it both ways.

On Thu, May 25, 2017 at 9:23 PM, Roger Eller via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Were would you use "box" as a synonym (if it were one)?  Is it the same as
> "rectangle" or "ask/answer".  End users often tell me, "a box popped up on
> my screen.", not a prompt, or a message.  Next, they proceed to tell me
> what it said.
>
> ME: "You're telling me, there was a _talking box_ on your screen?".
>
> ~Roger
>
> On May 24, 2017 5:49 PM, "Mark Wieder via use-livecode" <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> On 05/24/2017 05:43 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote:
>
> > One of the other things that the xtalk languages have that makes them
> more
> > appealing is synonyms
> >
>
> <cough>
>
> --
>  Mark Wieder
>  ahsoftware at gmail.com
>
>
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