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A bit of French Culture   The U.K and Europe

Started 6/20/19 by Di (amina046); 14482 views.
RGoss99

From: RGoss99

1/5/20

Past or present tense makes no difference when you post a question from the past in the present because it still remains a question, otherwise why did you post it in the present, except to get an answer? Note that the solution to your problem here is the unanswered question as to the motivation for the post in the first place. I can see two possibilities, either it is still a question in your mind, or as a simple statement, a passive-agressive crit for the translaion being in French. If the latter, what is your problem with it being in French?

G=G+1 for a non answer to a specific question while rabbiting on in a personal off topic attack. Either you are too ignorant of the fact that French people speak French in France, or knowing that, in your prejudice, you feel that they should speak in English.

BerrySteph

From: BerrySteph

1/6/20

Jenifer (Zarknorph) said:

I'm going to stop you right there. I said "I wondered why", not "I wonder why". This makes it a statement, not a question.

You might feel better in yourself if you stuck to chatting agreeably with self-confessed fascists.

Jenifer (Zarknorph)
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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

1/7/20

I get it, Goss.

You are a teacher.

But I am not one of your students - and that is a relief.  For you clearly oppose anyone questioning anything you say.

I wonder what would happen if one of your students disagreed with a statement you made?

That was a question.

I wondered about this.

That was a statement.  An observation of an action, or previous state of being.


G=G+1 for the way you ended the  post with an unnecessary insult.

Jenifer (Zarknorph)
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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

1/7/20

BerrySteph said:

You might feel better in yourself if you stuck to chatting agreeably with self-confessed fascists.

Goss isn't a fascist.

RGoss99

From: RGoss99

1/7/20

Sorry, but your "I wonder" by definition is a question, because it implies a respons in the form of an answer. Obviously your language education is or was deficient, because you have been unable to answer two questions, thus G=G+1

Question 1 is why did you post the issue of a Frenchman writing in French, if not a question or a crit.

Question 2 what evidence to you have that what I call a question from you is not a question.

Adding --- why are you persisting in this thread diversión, when you already have my answer to your off topic rabbiting on about your stupid question in the first plae.

BerrySteph

From: BerrySteph

1/7/20

RGoss99 said:

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This system was supposed to be a force for information.

Instead its become a sink for consumerism and spitting hatred at suntans.

RGoss99

From: RGoss99

1/7/20

In the case of Jennifer z, an opportunity for isolated egotistic individuals to ignore questions for which the answers might be embarrasing to fragile egos.

Di (amina046)

From: Di (amina046)

1/7/20

WOW you really must watch which side of the bed you are getting up in the morning!

BerrySteph

From: BerrySteph

1/8/20

RGoss99 said:

In the case of Jennifer z, an opportunity for isolated egotistic individuals to ignore questions for which the answers might be embarrasing to fragile egos.

I agree with what you say, Zarknorph was asking a question.

A rather bizarre question since the article here says nothing about the letter being in the French language.

Jenifer (Zarknorph)
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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

1/8/20

RGoss99 said:

Sorry, but your "I wonder" by definition is a question, because it implies a respons in the form of an answer.

I know! That's what I said!

RGoss99 said:

Question 1 is why did you post the issue of a Frenchman writing in French, if not a question or a crit.

I didn't.  I simply mused aloud about the fact I never knew why all the Olympic statements were said in French and English.  You proceeded to attack me for my stupidity in a question I never asked.

RGoss99 said:

Question 2 what evidence to you have that what I call a question from you is not a question.

"Sam wondered why the two men were fishing in the rain"

What evidence do you have that the above sentence is a question?

You CANNOT re-word the sentence to MAKE it a question. 

RGoss99 said:

Adding --- why are you persisting in this thread diversión, when you already have my answer to your off topic rabbiting on about your stupid question in the first plae.

Because, as a teacher, you have to accept that you might be mistaken.  You refuse to even acknowledge the possibility that you might have made a mistake.

You refuse to have your word questioned.  You call people stupid.

This makes me think that you are not a good teacher.  And worse, your students are learning that they can NEVER question authority in any way.  Do you call your students stupid?  Do you insult them during your lessons?

That is why I will "rabbit on" about this until you answer the question I asked.

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