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Peter Garrett peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Fri Jun 16 21:14:48 BST 2006

On Fri, 16 Jun 2006 20:32:19 +0200
Vincent Trouilliez <vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr> wrote:

>   Don't quote someone else and put my name on it
>       -Vincent Trouilliez

> Whatever you find funny in it, please don't use it. You probably are
> reading more (or something different) in this sentence, than I intended
> to put in it... due to me not being a native English speaker.
> Making fun of someone's English isn't fair at all unless you are sure
> the writer is a native English speaker hence masters the language. If
> you had to write all your e-mails in French*, chances are that I could
> find much of your text funny as well... ;-)

Vincent, I interpreted Paul's response as a compliment :) I thought Paul
meant something like

"That's a great quote - I think I'll keep it for later"

I don't think he was making fun of you ...

By the way, your English is excellent - I wish my French was even half as
good !


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