[ntp:questions] Fwd: Re: NTP clients
uwe at klein-habertwedt.de
Tue Nov 5 10:31:37 UTC 2013
David Woolley wrote:
> On 04/11/13 23:26, Nomen Nescio wrote:
> > It will display server list while Javed wanna client list.
> Please unlearn "wanna". It is not an English word. It is possibly even
> more demanding than the "want to" or which it is a slang contraction.
> Moreover, "want to" is often avoided as being too demanding to be
> polite. Here it would also need to be conjugated to "wannas".
> In this case, "wants" would have been suitable. "want to" from which
> "wanna" is derived, would be grammatically wrong.
> This is something you must have learned; it's not a natural mistake for
> a non-native speaker.
Going after the grammatical laxness of native speakers would
be an even more redeeming task, wouldn't it?
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