Way OT: Minimum hardware capacity for 35k e-mail scans/day

Martin.Hepworth martinh at solidstatelogic.com
Mon Nov 19 13:59:41 GMT 2007


Hehe - then of course there's lots and lots of regional accents in the UK....one old chap I knew when growing up could, for lots of towns and cities esp in Yorkshire, get the street where you brought in depending on your accent!

Martin Hepworth
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Solid State Logic
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Rob Sterenborg
> Sent: 19 November 2007 13:32
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: RE: Way OT: Minimum hardware capacity for 35k e-mail scans/day
> >> You have to know that..
> >> - We get educated in English for at least 4 years (in the 70's-80's,
> >> may be more now).
> >>
> > Quite true. We have at least 7-9 years English education in Sweden
> > (most have more)...
> Here most have more too. But if you really didn't want to you could get
> away with 3 years.
> >> So, we read and hear a lot of English although our pronunciation may
> >> be horrible. However, there are a lot of words less commonly used
> >> that a lot of people have never heard of and would never use so I
> >> think, as a native English speaker, you'd spot the difference.
> > If we ever meet in person... Your view of my command of the language
> > will degrade pretty fast:-):-). One might know a word intimately, but
> > have never ever heard it pronounced... Makes for some quite hilarious
> > misconceptions/misunderstandings....:-)
> Heheh, you mean something like this? Try it; I think I get most right..
> ;-)
> http://baetzler.de/humor/english_pronounciation.html
> Actually, I think you'd be able to understand me perfectly well, but
> hearing all kinds of accents ("real" English, southern American-English,
> [add your flavour here]) and not speaking the language natively or often
> with others will most probably make ones pronunciation, well, funny, I
> think. :-) Oh well, so be it. ;^P
> Grts,
> Rob
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