You are right, I am not a native English speaker. In my case, the ISP is
just one person (a one man's ISP firm, no emplyees). Once again sorry for
the confusion created.
> On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 05:39:33PM +0300, lk@Aniela.EU.ORG wrote:
> > I had no ideea that you had more tham one connection to the internet. I
> > said "him" supposing that, just like me, you have only one ISP. My
> > mistake.
> You are not native english speaker, I think. (Not that I am either.)
> It is about how to use pronouns "he" vs. "they". An ISP is not a person,
> thus more appropriate pronoun would be "it", but also "they" applies.
> I prefer using "your ISP" when writing to people notifying them about
> email system glitches for their address, and referring to that elusive
> group of people making mistakes and screwing up that email reception.
> > Regards,
> > /me
> /Matti Aarnio
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