Re: German penny symbol

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sat Jul 24 1999 - 15:18:11 EDT

Michael Everson scripsit:

> I don't think it is considered a "d" in either American or English
> proofreading, even though it means "delete". It's most often just scrawled
> as a loop.

On the contrary. I was taught in my university class on copy editing
that it was a stylized "d", and (as I said before) the loop was important
to distinguish deletion from underlining.

John Cowan                         
       I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin

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