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From: "PMR" <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] f's and s's
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 07:06:35 +1000
What looks like 'f' to us was not 'f' to those who wrote it
'back then'. It was what is called a long 's'. So if it looks to you like,
say ROFSON, it is and was to them ROSSON or whatever.
So it is not 'f' we are finding but the long 's' which ends up
confusing to us now!
Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia
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