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RE: VMs: Image Source, Accuracy of Transcriptions
Why not assume that the gallows are a letter which appears infrequently in the word interior but frequently as an afffix, say an honorific? Jim Comegys
> From: Nick Pelling
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> Subject: RE: VMs: Image Source, Accuracy of Transcriptions
> Hi everyone,
> At 18:35 28/08/2003 -0400, Larry Roux wrote:
> >I stand by what I said. Unless I totally misunderstand what you are
> >saying, but I see 'f' and 'p' all over the place, not just at the
> >beginning of lines or even the beginning of words. That was just the
> >first page I looked at. The second page I looked at (f36r) has the same
> >thing. The third page (f48r) again, 'f' and/or 'p' within the text.
> >Am I missing something? 3 pages I looked at and all three had 'f' and/or
> >'p' within the text. I could look more, but feel I must be
> >misunderstanding something.
> f114r I've described, and f36r clearly has two separate paragraphs, with
> those single-leg gallows only on the top line of each paragraph - so Rene
> is correct for those cases.
> However, you are right that f48r does indeed have a single one (near the
> end of the 3rd line). f30r also has one in mid-para (para 1, line 4): f30v
> has two in mid-para (line 8): f33r has two (lines 4 and 5), and so on - so
> you are correct here.
> While it seems to me that the majority of these single-leg gallows do occur
> in the first line of paragraphs, it's clear that they do also occur
> elsewhere - would anyone care to calculate the relative frequency of these
> two scenarios, so that we can talk about this based on hard data?
> Cheers, .....Nick Pelling.....
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