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RE: [PPLetterpress] Re: FWD: The Type Table

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  • wa0dfw@copper.net
    Sometimes we get so carried away insisting on correct terminology that we let the subtle difference between cases and drawers or Galleys and trays
    Message 1 of 9 , Sep 11, 2006
      Sometimes we get so carried away insisting on correct terminology
      that we let the subtle difference between "cases" and "drawers" or
      "Galleys" and "trays" obfuscate matter at hand.

      I even catch myself using the wrong terms at times.

      Mo

      Interesting to me is that in all the web discussion of the
      >Type
      >Table that no one has yet complained about Hrant's calling the case a
      >drawer, which, of course, etymologically, it is.
      >
      >Gerald
      >http://BielerPress.blogspot.com
      >ps: Hrant wrote and said the case had Stephenson Blake markings.
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      >> This case was from an English manufacturer, I can't recall the
      >> manufacturer's name. The little brass corner locks were a common
      >> feature of their cases. A little touch of class.
      >>
      >> Gerald
      >>
      >> --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, wa0dfw@ wrote:
      >> >
      >> > First time I've seen such a case, with brass pieces on each place
      >the
      >> > divisions cross. Very nice idea.
      >> >
      >> > Mo
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