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VMs: RE: Shorthand as a source?
In Bright's book it stands for "Hedde" or "Herbe".
I'd go for "herbe" in this context.)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-voynich@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Behalf Of Bruce Grant
> Sent: Saturday, March 16, 2002 7:22 PM
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> Subject: VMs: Re: Shorthand as a source?
> What does the "cc" character represent
> in the English shorthand books you have
> looked at?
> Bruce Grant
> GC wrote:
> > I already had a list of the many symbols that
> > appear in Latin shorthand, but I was
> surprised to
> > find that virtually all simple
> characters can be
> > found in English shorthand books of
> the 16th and
> > 17th centuries. This includes
> Currier's "S", the
> > two "cc"s joined at the top to form a bent leg
> > table.