This is the archive of the former private blog of Markus Lehner, which was not updated anymore since the last post in early 2013. Still you would have access if you click here.

Much more recent and up-to-date is the blog Markus Lehner and his organisation maintain on the website of the Markus Lehner Organisation, which you could access directly here.

Dictionary

Servus: Viennese way of saying “Hello” like the Italians say “Ciao” and the Germans use “Tschüs” or the French say “Salut”.

…much coming from aviation!

Say again: Short from to say: I am sorry, but I did not hear and/or understand what you just have said. Therefore would you please be so kind and repeat if you don’t mind.

ETD (estimated time of departure): after serious considerations and to my best current knowledge I would like to inform you that this might be the time of (my) departure.

ETA (estimated time of arrival): after serious considerations and to my best current knowledge I would like to inform you that this might be the time of (my) arrival.

Go ahead: Please be so kind an proceed with what you have just started or suggested to do.

WilCo (will comply): I will do all the needed to achieve exactly what you have asked me to do.

Affirm: I do agree or confirm exactly what you have told or written to me.

Negative: What ever you have just said I don’t agree with and/or don’t like or I don’t think that you are right about what you just have said.

ML (Markus Lehner): Mr. Oskar Klein always signed “OK” when he approved a new car leaving the production line, but since I am not Mr. Klein I confirm or agree to certain requests with my own initials.