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st: Re: ST: Garbage in digest

From   "josemaria" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: Re: ST: Garbage in digest
Date   Fri, 5 Nov 2004 22:32:05 -0200

Dear Eric:
your message was encouraging. I decided to give a try and it seems that there is no problem with the accents of my name and of my institution and city.
Jos� Maria

Jos� Maria Pacheco de Souza, Professor Titular
Departamento de Epidemiologia
Faculdade de Sa�de P�blica/Universidade de S�o Paulo
Av. Dr. Arnaldo, 715 cep 01246-904
S�o Paulo Brasil
fones (11)3082-3886 (11)3066-7724 (11)3714-2403 (11)3768-8612
fax (11)3082-2920 (11)3714-2403
[email protected]

----- Original Message ----- From: "Eric G. Wruck" <[email protected]>

Jos� Maria wrote:
My name is Jos� Maria, but no problem in writing Jose Maria.

Oh, please don't do that. We'd end up losing out on little, and largely subconscious, language & cultural lessons & eventually some of us will end up writing Sao Paulo & think we're doing so correctly. So many names --mine fortunately is not one of them-- have been corrupted & bastardized here in the United States simply because some of us, or our forbears, were unwilling to make the effort to preserve the correct spelling.

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