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Re: horn book



thanks for the shoulder notes, dan.......it was the question i had after
reading the earlier discussion......but handles, of course, that makes
sense.....why not write a sign on a tea tray?.........calvert


In a message dated 11/5/98 12:59:29 AM Central Standard Time, danf@MIDWEST.NET
writes:

<< >Linda wrote "tabellae ansata."

 Careful with your endings, Linda. It's either tabella ansata (singular) or
 tabellae ansatae (plural). Ansa, BTW, is Latin for 'handle,' and tabella,
 of course, means 'tablet.' So ansata is a quasi-past participial form,
 meaning 'handled,' or with a handle.

 Dan Franklin
 Village Typographers, Inc.
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