[Ads-l] Kibosh = kurbash (whip) in ca. 1830 Penal Servitude: Technical glitch (addendum)

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Wed Jun 27 14:32:09 EDT 2018

On 6/27/2018 2:14 PM, Douglas G. Wilson wrote:
> I think this should be OK.
> Apparently, in Thunderbird, a pair of hyphens alone is viewed as a 
> signal to make the text gray and hard to read for the rest of the 
> message. It seems three hyphens are OK.
> On 6/25/2018 8:30 PM, Cohen, Gerald Leonard wrote:


But this never happened to me before even though I used whatever 
hyphenation I pleased.

Possibly the message to which I was replying had some feature causing 
gray text? Anybody know?

-- Doug Wilson

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