Re: In love with a word

Subject: Re: In love with a word
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: Anthony Kelly <alkelly71 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 07:21:12 -0500

Anthony Kelly wrote:

Dick Margulis wrote:

Pretentious anglophile twit. Whatever.

I'm British, and I don't know of any technical writers here that would use terminology such as "amongst" with a straight face...although I have had to browbeat one person into using "while" instead of "whilst".

"Pretentious" and "twit" seem quite derogatory....does the same apply for "anglophile"? ;o)


American anglophiles are generally pretentious twits. That has nothing to do with people who are British by birth. I suppose there are British folks who could also be called anglophiles, but that was not the context. I apologize if there was any confusion on the point.



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