SV: Language! Narf! [mostly OT]
spe at inducks.org
Fri May 23 22:25:02 CEST 2003
Sigvald Grøsfjeld jr. wrote:
> Well, I like things to be correct.
According to the ISO 639-1 and 639-2 standards, Serbian and Croatian are
two different languages. I've understood that they are very closely
related, though---much more closely related than e.g. Swedish and Norwegian.
> Bah!!! I once mailed Anders And & Co in order to get a Danish name for one
> of Don Rosa's stories - I have never got any answer!
And what if you had sent your mail to Donald Duck & Co instead...?
> That was just a stupid joke in order to get attention.
It did not look like that.
> Asuming we are talking about an educated adult person here, I guess I would
> would think the same as as if someone appeard to be total unfamiliar with
> other international standards as: [...] the Celsius temperature
SI only defines kelvin, not centigrades.
> * the siphres 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9 as written in wester'n style.
You mean the numerals?
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