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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
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      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
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      >> --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, wa0dfw@ wrote:
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      >> > 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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