From: Curtis Clark (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Mar 21 2009 - 14:34:05 CST
On 2009-03-21 12:55, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>> Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:
>>> That's quite a stupid question:
>> Was that called for?
> I used the term volontarly with a "quite" just before to moderate it.
In all the dialects of English that I am familiar with, "quite" in that
context emphasizes rather than moderates, so that your statement had
exactly the opposite effect of what you evidently intended.
-- Curtis Clark http://www.csupomona.edu/~jcclark/ Director, I&IT Web Development +1 909 979 6371 University Web Coordinator, Cal Poly Pomona
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