Wishing you a wonderful summer holiday!

Reply Thu 9 May, 2013 01:11 am
Writing a letter to other students, can I say?:

Wishing you a wonderful summer holiday!

I think it's ungrammatical, because in a very informal way of leaving out the subject, it should be

Wish you a wonderful summer holiday!

The participial form sounds bad; but what does a native speaker think?
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Reply Thu 9 May, 2013 01:17 am
Personally, I think that you seem to analyze everything down to the nth degree.
You're not Data from Startrek, are you?

I would simply write....."have a great summer", and then chill out with a cold beer.
Reply Thu 9 May, 2013 03:19 am
Thank you~.

But what do you mean by that? Wiki doesn't help:

Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment franchise created by Gene Roddenberry and currently under the ownership of CBS.

Isn't analyzing everything down to the nth degree a good habit?

I am only too eager to learn English.
Reply Thu 9 May, 2013 06:21 am
"Data" is the name of a highly sophisticated android. He is a fictional character in the science fiction TV programme called Star Trek, and serves as an officer on the Starship Enterprise.
His programming leaves a lot to be desired, he has no sense of humour and it is impossible for him to lie.
Data's curiosity knows no bounds and he is constantly asking questions and then seemingly overanalyzing the answers.
Here is a youtube clip showing two or three examples of how his curiosity causes amusement. In the first example, Data is the one who gets his fingers trapped...

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