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The Bellinghman
Date: 2009-09-21 18:03
Subject: Why spelling checkers should see metadata
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I just opened a PDF file. It's the manual for a Toshiba printer, in multiple languages, and the top level index in the bookmarks lists those languages.

The first language listed?


Ironically, that's the only spelling mistake I can see, which means that it's not proper Engrish after all. The language is perhaps a little stilted in places, but I've seen worse from companies based in English speaking countries.
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The Uitlander
User: uitlander
Date: 2009-09-21 19:08 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Raise a support ticket complaining that it in not in Engrish and expressing your complete disappointment at the correct use of the English Language. With any luck it will be passed to the docteam who will appreciate it.
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Angelic Eye for the Gendered-Species Individual: schroedinger
User: rysmiel
Date: 2009-09-21 19:14 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
A support ticket filled out in Engrish, yes ?

The phrase "What you say ?" seems tailor-made for the situation.
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