From: John W Kennedy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Mar 04 2010 - 21:04:10 CST
On Mar 4, 2010, at 8:39 AM, Julian Bradfield wrote:
> In what way unusual? You can find that style of gothic (or Old English
> as we call it!) script anywhen from C13 to the present, though I
> agree it looks more characteristic of a century earlier than the date
> they have (Perhaps the writer was quite old.).
Or perhaps antique forms were simply seen as more appropriate to monumental use -- the "PVBLIC LIBRARY" phenomenon.
-- John W Kennedy "The bright critics assembled in this volume will doubtless show, in their sophisticated and ingenious new ways, that, just as /Pooh/ is suffused with humanism, our humanism itself, at this late date, has become full of /Pooh./" -- Frederick Crews. "Postmodern Pooh", Preface
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