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From: Mona Andrée Rainville <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Why does my view of the list have so many"???"
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 09:49:05 -0500
Hi Mary Beth,
Thank you for bringing this to my attention.
I have a French keyboard, so it is possible that accents and special
keys (such as anything with fractions) do not translate well for
everyone. We have to thank Bill Bates for that.
I'll try and remember not to use any accents when I type messages to the
If you'd like the cookie recipe without the ???, just let me know, I'll
retype it for you.
Mary Beth Mylott wrote:
> I use Mozilla internet browser and when numbers and French accents appear in
> the list when I read it, all I see is lots of
> When Mona writes recipes with specific measurements of flour and butter the
> amount is often (but not always) a "?" in the view.
> For example, this is what I see:
> ? cup unsalted butter, at room temperature but not melted.
> ? cup granulated sugar - don't use brown sugar or icing sugar for this.
> 1 large egg yolk
> 1 teaspoon vanilla or lemon, or almond extract - whatever your fancy.
> 1? cups pastry flour. I use whole wheat but plain ol'white is OK.
> 1/8 teaspoon salt.*
> In other instances, I see question marks where French accents are written.
> For example, this is what I see what Rene signs...*"Ren?e"*
> here is another French phrase that presents with question marks instead of
> accent grave
> *Ce qui se con?oit bien, s'?nonce clairement et les mots pour le dire
> viennent a?sement.*
> Does anyone else have this gliche?
> Thanks Mary Beth
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