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Re: Apostrophes

From:Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...>
Date:Monday, August 26, 2002, 1:48
Thanks for the comments about my apostrophe comments. I just got back from
a week-long vacation, which explains the lack of immediate response from me. :)

Jan van Steenbergen wrote:

> Well, personally I would suggest: "ves'/kes" or "ves' ... kes". The latter is > how would do it.
I agree -- the latter looks great. Thanks much.
> > Arthaey > Is that your real name? Where do you come from?
It's my name for everything online. I myself am from the US, but my name came from randoming hitting the keyboard until I typed something vaguely pronouncible -- rejected names included the likes of Aljbngf, Ihubrgf, and Hbgfk. :P My last name, Angosii, came from a random name generator I scripted in zMud. Barbara Barrett wrote:
> Type One, I'd use a double apostrophe for contractions (thus the gap > between them represents the ommitted parts).
I really like this idea. Thanks!
> OR altenative would be to use a right facing chevron as a letter showing > the first word "arrows" into the next; thus "no one" becomes no>one or > indeed two chevrons, either <> or >< or >-< or >+<, whichever you feel > represents "joining together" best.
Funny thing is that in the conscript the actual symbol does look a bit like a curvy <, so that it already looks a bit like no<one. For Type One, I'm going with the double apostrophe ". Type Two will remain the single apostrophe ' and Type Three will be three dots ... Thanks for the ideas! -- Arthaey