• Subject: RE: Y2K heads up - is this troub
  • From: "Denis Robitaille" <DRobitaille@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2000 09:03:40 -0500

English beeing my second language, I did not catch your intention correctly. So 
I am sorry also.

Denis Robitaille
Directeur services techniques
Cascades Inc
819 363 5187
fax 819 363 5177


>>> JFritz@sharperimage.com 12/06/00 11:21am >>>
Sorry, I was kidding.  Irony, even when it's simple and stupid, doesn't
translate well.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Denis Robitaille [mailto:DRobitaille@cascades.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2000 5:29 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com 
> Subject: RE: Y2K heads up - is this troub
> 
> 
> Sorry, but AS/PM seems simpler only because you were raised 
> with it. Imagine having to cram 12:23PM on the small screen 
> of a digital clock.
> Even your military do not use the AM/PM system.
> 
> Denis Robitaille
> Directeur services techniques
> Cascades Inc
> 819 363 5187
> fax 819 363 5177
> 
> 
> >>> JFritz@sharperimage.com 12/05/00 11:33am >>>
> Sure makes the clock dial look crowded. The twelve hour dial 
> was hard enough
> for me.  You have to remember that the well known American 
> penchant for
> simplicity really stems from an inability to grasp the complex. <g>
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Denis Robitaille [mailto:DRobitaille@cascades.com] 
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2000 7:51 AM
> > To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com 
> > Subject: RE: Y2K heads up - is this troub
> > 
> > 
> > We just say meet me at twenty-one o'clock. It makes more 
> > sense because each hour has it's own number.
> > 
> > If I say to an american "call kme at 8", we do not know if I 
> > mean AM or PM.
> > 
> > Denis Robitaille
> > Directeur services techniques
> > Cascades Inc
> > 819 363 5187
> > fax 819 363 5177
> > 
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