Re: US-ASCII (was: Re: Invalid UTF-8 sequences)

From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (
Date: Fri Dec 10 2004 - 15:28:59 CST

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    From: "Kenneth Whistler" <>

    > On the other hand, for many English speakers, "RSVP" is simply
    > learned as an unanalyzed verb, pronounced "aressveepee", meaning
    > "send a response to this message". And to castigate such speakers
    > for politely prepending a "please" to that verb is a little
    > too much, don't you think?

    We actually know of a person here who used to refer to a bigwig guest as a
    "Very VIP person". I don't think she was corrected for some time -- its
    entertaining to let them find out on their own, sometimes....

    MichKa [MS]
    NLS Collation/Locale/Keyboard Technical Lead
    Globalization Infrastructure, Fonts, and Tools
    Microsoft Windows International Division

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