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From: "Peter S. Wyant" <>
Subject: Re: What on earth is a "quack ovlo"?
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 08:59:14 -0600
I'd suggest it's the dying utterance of a Norwegian duck with a lisp.
Adrian Gray wrote:
> No, I'm not going mad - that happened ages ago...
> I'm currently deciphering some old undertakers accounts and every now and then
> "quack ovlo" appears - the spellings are various, and the first word in
> particular is not always very clear. But that is my best rendition so far.
> It has appeared a couple of times added in margins and a couple of times in the
> main entry where the coffin furniture is being described so...
> What the hell is it?
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