posted on May, 15 2018 @ 04:59 PM
a reply to: crankyoldman
I was taken to task by an outsourced IT tecchie team in India once regarding the King's English!
I was getting fed up with the constant emails saying "We will investigate and revert
"Stop!" I said, "It's REPLY not REVERT... speak the Queen's English!"
The reply put me well in my place...
"Sir, we are stilling speaking exactly the same King's English you taught us 200 years ago. I fear you will find it is the Queen who has stopped
ETA - He was absolutely correct of course, it was us who'd changed our language! Gave me a good dose of perspective.
edit on 15-5-2018 by RelSciHistItSufi because: correct
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