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    Question My fingers are still crossed and it makes me slow in typing...?

    I would like to write to someone who when I listened last time I told him that I was crossing my fingers, so I would send a joke like:

    My fingers are still crossed and it makes me slow in typing.


    Is it correct? Does it work?

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    Re: My fingers are still crossed and it makes me slow in typing...?

    That sounds OK; or you could change it a bit to say "This is difficult to type, as I still have my fingers crossed!"

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    Question Re: My fingers are still crossed and it makes me slow in typing...?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    That sounds OK; or you could change it a bit to say "This is difficult to type, as I still have my fingers crossed!"
    It sounds better than mine, definitely!

    Did you use This is at the begging because you are referring to the fact that I am writing? For example if I put this sentence in a Post Scrotum at the end of the e-mail, might I change it in:

    PS: It is difficult.....

    ???


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    Re: My fingers are still crossed and it makes me slow in typing...?

    Quote Originally Posted by SunMoon View Post
    For example if I put this sentence in a Post Scrotum at the end of the e-mail, might I change it in:

    ???
    Hmmmmm - sounds VERY uncomfortable. Perhaps you really mean "post scriptum"?

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    Re: My fingers are still crossed and it makes me slow in typing...?

    My fingers are still crossed and it makes me slow in typing.

    I think this works fine, you don't need to change it, it is grammatically correct, easily understandable and perfectly adequate.

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    Red face Re: My fingers are still crossed and it makes me slow in typing...?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Hmmmmm - sounds VERY uncomfortable. Perhaps you really mean "post scriptum"?



    My crossed fingers are making me in trouble, aren't they?

    Sorry!

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