On Thu, Jun 01, 2000 at 03:46:24PM +0100, Cormac McClean wrote:
> > Punctuation and spelling are cheap. But AFAIK they wouldn't be much needed
> > in MacDonalds, and they always seem to be looking for people, and I'm sure
> > they would have some jobs in town.
>> (Actually, the nasty junk food restaurant chain is spelled McDonalds,
> so looks like you wouldn't get a job there!!)
>> What's the difference between using "ne1" and "AFAIK"?
ne1 is _currently_ cracker slang.. bit like l337 etc...
AFAIK and TBH etc are all long established acronyms..
(i.e. there's no real difference... just one of history <g>)
>> No offence intended, just think that we should make allowances,
> particularly when it comes to less important things like
> grammar and spelling.
>> In fact, I'd be more irritated by the use of the list as a
> job finder.
Yeah.. I think the main reason people were annoyed was because
the mail came across as someone completely unprofessional, using
what is a discussion list to get a job. Come to a POTD if you want
one, not on the list.. <g>
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