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Add something like “Native language” to the user profile

Could it be possible to add a little country flag beside the username?

I'm french, and I attach great importance to spelling and conjugation.

I respect other languages, but I'm not as good at English as at French and so, I always feel compelled to apologize for my mistakes, explaining that I'm not native.

It's just a suggestion, because on the other, I suppose it could allow some natives to choose a foreign country so they don't have to make effort on spelling...

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marked as duplicate by jmfsg, Bo Persson, hims056, Rory, Alenanno Feb 2 '13 at 15:37

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Judging from this question, your English is more than adequate. Which is a lot more than I can say for quite a few native English speakers on SO. Stop worrying that much. –  Yannis Feb 2 '13 at 14:17
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And please don't apologize as part of your posts. That's only stuff we'd have to clean up. ;) Do your best and some of us are more than willing to clean up the small stuff. –  Bart Feb 2 '13 at 14:23
    
@jmfsg I saw that one when I looked for a duplicate, but I think it's not really related. –  ByScripts Feb 2 '13 at 15:16
    
@BoPersson Hadn't seen that one though. This time it's clearly related. –  ByScripts Feb 2 '13 at 15:16
    
Honestly, if your English was inadequate (which is not the case), then we would've been able to tell. Apologizing is anything but helpful. –  David Feb 2 '13 at 18:57

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You can edit your photo and attach the flag on it. Upload it and set as Primary if you are using Gravatar.

Just like me :D

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I'm not vehemently opposed to this, but it does feel like clutter in the UI to me.

The content is what matters. As long as you try your best with your English (and use an automated spell-checker if you need one) you'll be fine: if you write interesting questions that are easy to follow except for some spelling/grammar issues there are plenty of people willing to lend a hand and edit your question. In that case it's also not necessary to apologize for any language mistakes.

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I see, it's understood. –  ByScripts Feb 2 '13 at 15:17

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