Microsoft book search?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Dec 12 19:41:24 UTC 2006

At 12/12/2006 01:52 PM, Charles Doyle wrote:
>I notice that the little transcribed snippets shown by Microsoft
>Books give "f" for the old long-s.  Makes one wonder . . . .

And hope for some succor.  (Stolen from an episode of "The Vicar of
Dibley", which ends just before the unaware female assistant is to
read from an 18th century missal a passage containing that word.)


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