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On Sun, 2 Feb 1997, Bunki Kramer wrote:
> >Oops! I just reread my message about the standards and saw all my
> >typo's. I typed it in Claris works and cut and pasted it into
> >Netscape. All the " and' marks came out like numbers! Because I ran a
> >spell check I assumed it was all edited. Then I saw it after I sent
> >it.******I apologize to you all as I know it is a big deal with this
> (see above)
> Hello everyone.....
> I have tried to stay out of this fray because I have been thinking it to be
> a no-win situation. There are those people who find it offensive to read
> poor spelling (even if it's hastily written) and bad punctuation. There are
> also people who will find ANYTHING to complain about regardless of the
> reason. And there are also LOTS of us who don't give a jolly rip about all
> this unimportant stuff.
> I want everyone to know that I'm getting several postings (actually TONS)
> from people who are "too scared" to post to the general listserv. This
> intimidation is ridiculous! All this sharing I am receiving (wonderful
> ideas from people too intimidated to post to the rest of you out there) is
> going to waste.
> If you are missing the "heart" of this listserv, then I know I'm missing
> some things too.
> If spelling and punc. are a "big thing" with you.....there are lots of
> other talkgroups out there to visit. Please don't spoil this group for the
> rest of us. You have NO IDEA what you've been missing (And I've been
> getting!) since the spelling "rumble"!
> If I have misspelled anything here...I will not apologize. If that bothers
> you...then you didn't get the point of this post anyway!
> Thank you for listening. I have spoken up....will you?
> Bunki Kramer
> Los Cerros Middle School
> Danville, California 94526