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Re: proposed change to dialog example in HTML5 section 4.6.26

From: Murray Maloney <murray@muzmo.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2008 09:42:37 -0500
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At 01:13 PM 12/8/2008 +0000, Gregory J. Rosmaita wrote:

>aloha, smylers!
>1. "whatcha" is an abbreviation for "what do you want" no matter what
>it's origins or nature -- therefore, ABBR is appropriate for use in
>glossing "whatcha" (perhaps with an additional lang="en-x-slang" ;-)

Not to put to fine a point on it, but "watcha" is a *contraction* not
an *abbreviation* of "what do you". [Or, according to Wikipedia,
it is a French nu-metal band.]
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