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There are two types of people in this world: those that pronounce GIF with a soft G, and those who do not deserve to speak words, ever.
Depending upon the exact nature of the email, I use one of two. For most emails I send from work, I use the one "recommended" by my employer:
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For emails I send to my peers, I use the "Programmer's Serenity Prayer" by Rex Hammock, which appears at the bottom of this reply.
Met vriendelijke groet / kind regards,
The "Met vriendelijke groet" is "kind regards" in Dutch, but as I regularly have contact with English customers I've added the English translation
We once had a customer who had pretty much the same tag line, but in multiple languages, including Arab. It crashed our email server as we had some custom application running that processed all emails and apparently didn't handle Arab very well
Still, most Dutch speak better English than the average Englishman/American speaks Dutch (although most don't know the difference between British and American English)
Some Dutch even spell better English than some English people (and I don't think that's ever true the other way around)!
"...and if I ever hear from you again, I'm going to hunt you down and personally punch you in the throat."
I don't get a lot of emails...
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 - You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 - When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013