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    Thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    Apart from the spelling mistake of together, the whole sentence was taken from a novel called Emma by Jane Austen.
    "The bride people" was written without a possessive s . Also it was "her father and herself" not her father and she.
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    When you provide information or make a statement such as this, it is inappropriate to end your message with "Thanks".

    It would make sense if you wrote "Thanks for reading this", however it would be unnecessary and "trite", in the same way that "Have a nice day" is trite.

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    Re: Thanks

    You answered my question but you changed words were written by a native speaker thus I wanted to say thanks anyway but felt I'd sound ungrateful so I deleted 'anyway'.. It wasn't for reading my post it was for your previous one.
    What if thanks came at the first of the sentence would it still be trite?

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    Re: Thanks

    Manners cost nothing. I don't see the point to taking offense to someone trying to be polite.

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    Re: Thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    You answered my question but you changed words were written by a native speaker thus I wanted to say thanks anyway but felt I'd sound ungrateful so I deleted 'anyway'.. It wasn't for reading my post it was for your previous one.
    What if thanks came at the first of the sentence would it still be trite?
    I agree with Dave, there was nothing at all wrong with your thanks.

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