[bksvol-discuss] Re: comments about Sophie's world

Hello,

As I recall, this book had many errors, and was missing pages.



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Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 11:02 PM
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Subject: [bksvol-discuss] comments about Sophie's world


What is John Glass's returning of Sophie's World and the comments with it 
supposed to mean?

I do not understand these silly cryptic comments.


At 09:01 PM 8/15/2006, you wrote:

>That's because the one JAWS inserts is a special character, not exactly
>the three periods, although I guess it looks like three periods.  Unless 
>Jake has removed that one, the tips section says that they should be 
>substituted with the three periods, just as the close and open quotes, and 
>a few other special symbols in the alt-three digit range.
>
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Estelnalissi" 
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>To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 5:21 PM
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Ellipses
>
>
>>Dear Kellie,
>>
>>This discussion on the ellipsis has been fun and informative. I was
>>writing it wrong with no space before or after it. I'm very glad to know 
>>how to write it correctly as it's currently my favorite punctuation mark. 
>>My favorites in descending order are
>>
>>.
>>
>>-
>>
>>!
>>
>>?
>>
>>"
>>
>>.
>>
>>Oh, yes, and I love throwing in *, asterisk,  when ever I can though I
>>have no idea what it's for. I just love picturing text sprinkled with stars.
>>
>>Here's an interesting thing about the ellipsis. If I write three 
>>periods
>>followed by a space, jaws says dot dot dot. If I press insert 4 and e 
>>until I here, "ellipsis," and press enter, the computer makes 3 dots but 
>>jaws calls it, "ellipsis."
>>
>>I can't even imagine how I approached a computer before learning about
>>the insert 4. I use it constantly! It always reminds me of this list at 
>>its best where help is given instead of criticism.
>>
>>Always with love,
>>
>>Lissi
>>
>>"Maybe I should write a book called one hundred and one ways to use a
>>frying pan."
>>Sam Gamgee
>>in Tolkien fanfiction by Alatariel
>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Kellie Hartmann" <hart0421@xxxxxxx>
>>To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 8:01 PM
>>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Ellipses
>>
>>
>>>Yes for sure to the fourth period. I think when an ellipsis appears 
>>>between sentences there is a space on either side. I thought there 
>>>was no space before them when they're within a sentence, but could 
>>>definitely be wrong on that. I once asked an art director with a 
>>>perfectionism complex how they should be written, and even he thought 
>>>it was too insignificant to matter. But this is the asylum for 
>>>deranged perfectionists, where nothing is small enough not to matter. 
>>><big grin> Kellie
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