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About the use of international English (namely the word 'dear')

What you do on your own street-corner in your own native language is of no concern to us, but never again do this here. It doesn’t work in our culture. When people feel like they're being hit on, it ...
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About the use of international English (namely the word 'dear')

I agree with @tchrist . I'm a Brit and English is my first language and I would have found such a comment to be condescending, overly familiar and possibly an attempt at intimacy. I think it is ...
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