Carrie and others-- I've discovered that things in the email message that don't show up will when I hit reply or forward, so I sometimes do that just to see what the message is. This used to happen a lot with Grace's messages, I think. If it was smart quotes, and that makes sense seeing their locations, then the validator didn't replace them with straight quotes but just added them. Ugh. G.Cindy --- On Wed, 5/28/08, Carrie Karnos <ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > From: Carrie Karnos <ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Butterfly > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 12:43 PM > Hi Bob, > > Unfortunately your example is white on white, so we sighted > people can't see it unless we highlight the page. Once > highlighted, it looks like there are a bunch of capital > A's with carets on top, which John Glass said were > smart quotes. (This occurred last week, with another book). > Evidently the stripper chokes on smart quotes. We need > garden-variety, ordinary, normal, stupid quotes in books. > Do you have a list of books that are mangled this way? > I'll try to fix them. > > Carrie > > > ----- Original Message ---- > From: Robert Tweedy <roberttweedy@xxxxxxx> > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 12:32:13 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Butterfly > > > Just to add to this post here's an example. > Â"Then I pass,Â"Ben said. > The bartender shrugged and started to move away when Ben > laid his badge on > the counter. The bartender looked at the badge then up at > Ben, obviously > unimpressed. > Â"Two people were gunned down in front of your place > about twenty minutes > ago,Â"Ben said. > The bartender's stare never wavered. Â"Yeah, so I > heard.Â" > Â"Don't suppose you heard the shots?Â" > Â"I don't suppose I did,Â"the bartender > drawled. > Â"Then who called the cops?Â"Ben asked. > The bartender shrugged. Â"Some guy came in off the > street, said there were > two bodies in the snow. I showed him where the phone was. > He used it. That's all > I know.Â" > Â"Is he still here?Â"Ben asked. > Â"Nope.Â" > Â"Can you tell me what he looked like?Â" > Â"Nope.Â" > Ben had to resist the urge to grab the bartender's > shirt and shake that > insolent tone out of his voice. > He turned around and raised his voice so that it could be > heard throughout > the small room. > Â"Anybody in here see what happened outside?Â" > Nobody answered. > Â"Anybody hear anything . . . like gunshots > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Robert Tweedy > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 2:22 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Butterfly > > Someone take a look at Butterfly and no this is a > different one that was put into the collection earlier. > There is a mark in it but can't reproduce it here but > it throws everything off with speech. I cleaned my copy up > that I downloaded and there were over 5400 in the book. It > is at the beginning and end of quotes. This should have > been easy to fix and there have been a few books like > this. > msn rftweedy@xxxxxxxx phone number 316.5245454 skype > bobwichitaks To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.