I'm reminded by Suzanne's latest message that on few occasions, I've seen
borderline-literate people write dots or hyphens as word separators. How
it happens that they do this, I have no idea, because it seems like a
survival of a long*-disused variety of word break. *millennia?


Nicholas Bodley /*|*\ Waltham, Mass. (Not "MA")
The curious hermit -- autodidact and polymath
Hope for these times: Paul Rogat Loeb's book --
"The Impossible Will Take a Little While:..."