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Hopefully this doesn’t come across as rude, but I’m genuinely befuddled. A bit of back story: I have been thinking about starting a new academic journal. A dear friend and colleague of mine in the States was meant to collaborate with me but due to circumstances had to back out. He recommended a colleague of his as a replacement. On Friday I sent her an email to introduce myself and discuss the journal.
This morning I saw she wrote a lengthy reply including this: “Also, not to nitpick, but I noticed a couple spelling errors in your email to me (“realise”, “organise”, etc.). Perhaps it’s a good idea to bring on another colleague as editor?”
I now have her marked as a twat but maybe that’s unfair? The tone seems a bit condescending and I worry this will continue if we collaborate. When I see them write “recognize”, I understand that’s how they spell it, the silly cunts, and I don’t correct them.
Has anyone encountered this issue or similar working with American colleagues? As I’m not the most tactful at times, any polite way to handle this?
Edit: Thanks to all for such funny and thoughtful suggestions. I’m going to give it a couple of days to think about it so I don’t act in a rash manner. Thanks for offering myriad sides and opinions.
Edit 2: My issue isn’t with a suggestion of an editor (of course one is needed for a journal). My issue was with her reason for suggesting an editor (because I spelt things “incorrectly”). For the Americans on here, please note I am in no way lumping you together; this is a question about this specific person’s behaviour, and I’m curious if others have had similar interactions with Americans at work and how they’ve dealt with it. I like a lot of you! Seriously! Even if I don’t understand your sweet potato and marshmallow concoction. x
Cheers and let us never drop the u or switch to z!
As soon as this op Ed published and got news attention, all my good Christian friends started berating Jill Biden on social media for being a phony and a fraud. “Not a real doctor.”
They were silent, however, for four years about how Melania posed VERY nude.
They were willing to tolerate a nude model in the White House, but an educated woman? That drives them insane.
Let me be clear: This is not about Slut shaming Melania. This is about exposing the double standard.
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