[ECOS] Re: Need Help--- For Porting RedBoot

David Fernandez dfernandez@cct.co.uk
Wed Jun 28 15:48:00 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 09:34 -0500, Grant Edwards wrote:
> English usage hint:
> It's usual to use "Dear" along with a name as a saluation in a
> formal letter.  For example:
>    Dear Mr. Edwards
>    Thank you for your interest in our product line.  Blah,
>    blah, blah...
> However, using "dear" alone when addressing a person is used to
> express intimacy or affection (you call your husband or wife
> wife or very close friend/relative "dear").

	By the way, I'm not native english, but a lot of people here says "Oh!
Dear..." when u got in a bad situation like, for example,  Redboot not
working... :-)


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