[bksvol-discuss] Re: still more questions

Jamie,

The book is supposedly in my branch and I'll get it tomorrow if it is. As Roger 
says, most of the misplaced commas should be deleted. They probably occurred 
when the submitter lengthened the line and so words that were hyphenated at the 
end of the line were no longer at the end of the line but still retained the 
hyphen. However, some of those errors that you mention may in fact be ones the 
character is making herself, and so should be kept. The "two hundred 
dollarsmand" is caused by someone hitting the "m" instead of the comma. They 
are right together on the keyboard and it's something I do all the time. If the 
submitter had spell-checked that error should have shown up and been corrected. 
Maybe "dollarsand" did show up and the submitter tried to correct it by 
inserting a comma and goofed and then, of course, didn't do a second 
spell-check having assumed that everything was o.k. That's why books are 
validated by a second person. smile

That's also why we valdiators read the books. smile. I'm glad it's interesting.

If I can get the book I'll contact you off list and we can work together and 
I'll keep the book until you're ready to upload. It's good that you have one 
with problems to work on. smile You'll become more expert at validating. smile

Cindy


--- On Thu, 8/21/08, Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx <Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx <Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: still more questions
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thursday, August 21, 2008, 4:21 PM
> Morn for mom is a pretty common scanno; fix it. I think that
> most of the 
> misplaced hyphens are the same, but without knowing the
> context I can't say that 
> they are not some kind of intentional cutesynes. Let's
> see what the others
> have  to say about that. In a message dated 8/21/2008
> 4:07:08 P.M. Pacific Da
> ylight  Time, jdprater@xxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>
> Hi, I've founa few more errors, "morn" when
> it  should be "mom", and Jap -
> anese instead of Japanese.  What would make  all these
> boo-boos in a manuscript,
> and what's to be done?  Good thing  I've got a week
> on this as it looks like
> I'm gonna need it.  Good thing  it seems like a fun
> story, and that's why I
> like easy books.  Thanks in  advance.  Have a blessed day.
>
>
>
>
> 
> 

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--- On Thu, 8/21/08, Jamie Prater <jdprater@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Jamie Prater <jdprater@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] still more questions
> To: 
> Cc: sisterchicks4Him@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, 
> bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thursday, August 21, 2008, 4:06 PM
> Hi, I've founa few more errors, "morn" when it
> should be "mom", and Jap - anese instead of
> Japanese.  What would make all these boo-boos in a
> manuscript, and what's to be done?  Good thing I've
> got a week on this as it looks like I'm gonna need it. 
> Good thing it seems like a fun story, and that's why I
> like easy books.  Thanks in advance.  Have a blessed day.


      
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