[wp-hackers] 2.3 Features

Andy Staines andy at yellowswordfish.com
Thu May 17 23:39:29 GMT 2007

> Les Bessant wrote:
>> And can we have a UK English variant with something different instead of
>> "Howdy"? Or is that one just me?
> I love all the "Howdy"s and "Slow down, cowboy" messages; the "Hello,
> Dolly" plugin; and all that jazz. (Pun intended)
> It gives WordPress a very unique personality, and for me it adds to the
> blogging experience.

I know of more than one person to whom I have recommended WP who saw the
'Howdy' and dismissed the system without going further thinking it childish.
As Les says - it is perhaps a cultural thing but certainly in the UK it
doesn't work on any level.

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