[bksvol-discuss] OT: Pots and Pans (was Re: Re: Widening narrow margins)

  • From: "Evan Reese" <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 10:16:24 -0700

I did look it up.  He used a pan to make the rabbit stew just before they were 
found by Faramir's men.  He said to Frodo, "... You'll have to sup it in your 
mug, or straight from the pan once it's cooled a bit. ...".  Just before that, 
he offered to make Gollum "... Fried fish and chips served by S Gamgee.  You 
couldn't say no to that.".  So he definitely used pans, including frying pans.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Amy Goldring Tajalli 
  To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 6:51 AM
  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Widening narrow margins

  Sorry to be fussy but Sam used a small pot, not a frying pan, if my 
questionable memory  is correct.  I cannot look it up right now but will if 
need later.
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Estelnalissi 
    To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 1:34 PM
    Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Widening narrow margins

    Dear Volunteers,

    The book I've just started validating has very short lines throughout. I 
imagine it's duplicated the original text. Did I understand that we are 
encouraged to make wider margins?

    If so, I haven't been successful in trying to do it with Microsoft word, 
200 with Jaws 7.0 with an RTF file. I left justified the margins. In the 
paragraph dialogue box, I put zeros in the for boxes which ask four numbers. I 
put in body text, none and single in the other drop down boxes.. 

    Then I wandered around the menus but couldn't find out how to widen the 
margins. It really isn't  necessary because I do believe the scanned edition 
had short lines. In case you are interested, the lines are about 55 characters 
long, with spaces. But if longer lines are preferred, I'll lengthen them if I 
know how. 

    Leave as is or not as is. That is the question.

    Always with love


    "Maybe I should write a book called one hundred and one ways to use a 
frying pan." 
    Sam Gamgee 
    in Tolkien fanfiction by Alatariel

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