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GeneralRe: Have to vs must Pin
Gerry Schmitz23-Jan-20 4:31
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I think you are missing the point. I took Sander's frustration not as a complaint that there is such an option that can be turned off, but treating this as a mere matter of "consise-ness", while the two alternatives in fact convey quite different meanings.

Sander emphasizes that he is writing British English, and he wants his word processor to treat as British English - not as American English where you have turned off the mechanisms that doesn't work properly in BE.

Just for the records: If you translate "have to" word by word to Norwegian, "Du har å gjøre det!", it is a strict order to someone who objects to it, "Do it, or else ...". Certainly, word by word tranlations from one language to the other can lead to crazy results. AE and BE are different languages. Closer than AE and Norwegian, yet different.

I come to think of the old joke:

- Daddy, why do they call it a "Word processor"?
- Well, son ... You've seen what food processors do to food...
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