mario.lobo at ipad.com.br
Wed Nov 21 10:02:02 PST 2007
On Wednesday 21 November 2007, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 09:11:28AM -0300, Mario Lobo wrote:
> > On Wednesday 21 November 2007, tusar kumar wrote:
> > > hi
> > > i want to know how can i assembly laptop. i want a video copy
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> > Ahahahahah !
> > Sorry guys. That was really funny !
> What was so funny??
> I couldn't understand the question.
> But, difficulty with the language is not something to laugh at.
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Like I said before,
I presume he meant "I would like to know how to install FreeBSD on a laptop.
Would you have a how-to video?"
I wasn't making fun OF him but the possibility, the image of, that he really
meant "assemble a laptop" sounded funny, that's ALL. Nothing else!.
English is a foreign language for me one day. I am not a native english
speaker. When I was learning english during my 6 months of exchange student
in a Pendlenton high school in Indiana back in 1975, I knew people would make
fun of me. I EXPECTED that !. Among teenagers there is no politness. If you
say something that sounds funny to them, they will laugh at you in a split
second. No second thoughts about it. I had to accept my mistakes and laugh
about them too, otherwise I would go nuts. And their laughs caused me no
trauma at all.
Being a foreign student from Brasil in a 400 people town in those days was
almost like being from mars. I went to an elementry school where the students
were assembled to hear me talk about my country. And I sttod up and said:
"In Brasil we have lots of soccer championSHITS". All the kids broke into a
roaring laughter. I was a little embarassed at first. I didn't know what I
said wrong. As soon as someone told me what I said, I joined the kids.
I did not expect my microscopic comment to offend anyone. I sincerelly
apologize and I swear that will never ever post an out-of-freebsd-subject
I sure hope I can end this thread with this.
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