What does means "Re: <slightly OT>...." in the subject ? ...
wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 03:50:23 UTC 2011
On 09/26/2011 09:58 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 26 September 2011 14:52, Jaime Jaramillo
> <jaimejaramillo568 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Sorry for the questions I´m newbie, but: What does means "Re:<slightly
>> OT>...." in the subject ?.
>> thank you
> Re means "about" or "concerning"; it is normal put on the beginning of
> the suject of email replies. Short for the Latin phrase "in rē".
> OT means "off topic".
> Slightly means it's not /entirely/ off-topic. :¬)
<OT> would be to jabber on about the rain in the plains of Spain.
<slightly OT> would be to jabber about using Ubuntu at a Meteorological
station, located at a plain in Spain. :) Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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