Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas Lindan View Post
I used to work in Germany. One day a package of static sensitive electronic components arrived. With a big red sticker: "Contents are Sensible". Well, I certainly hoped so.


Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas Lindan View Post
This use of "sensible" seems common in Europe. If you look in a Langenscheidt dictionary it is easy to see how the confusion arises.
If something is not your mother tongue, it is very easy to make such a mistake, I could well have made it myself, and to be honest, it was only when I hit the reply button including the "Quote" option, that I actually noticed the error at all, even though having read the post more than once...