Typographic styles (was Literary pet peeves)

Otter Perry ottertee at earthlink.net
Thu Feb 27 09:07:19 EST 2003


>  --- Sally Odgers <sodgers at tassie.net.au> wrote: >
> 
> > This reminds me of the King James bible... it used to puzzle me
> > (until I
> > found out why) that some words were always in italics.

and Rosie Hopkins wrote:

> Why are they?

They were interpolated by the translators so the text would make
sense in English.
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