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Re: XY Problem

by eric256 (Parson)
on Apr 10, 2006 at 22:39 UTC ( #542388=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to XY Problem

XYP Problem:

You posted problem X and inquired about solution Y, but it turns out that you spelled it (P)ERL.


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[LanX]: I think foreigners tend to simplify their phrases, whereby often native speakers don't know how to adapt
[Eily]: nope, France
[LanX]: That's pretty true for every language
[LanX]: so don't worry, anyway most spoken language in the world is broken English
LanX (especially in the streets of Singapore)
[Eily]: yes I know, native English speakers are actually a minority among English speakers :)

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