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Topic: unsubscribe me please from the list (8 msgs / 152 lines)
1) From: msalwen
Please unsubscribe me from the list-thanks

2) From: Allen Marsalis
At 10:33 PM 6/13/2004 -0400, msalwen wrote:
 >Please unsubscribe me from the list-thanks
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 > To change your personal list settings (digest options, vacations,
 > unsvbscribes) go to
 >http://sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html#personalsettings >
It must be the Greek "u" in "unsvbscribe" that is confusing.
Or is that Romans that make v's out of u's?  In any event,
my question was always how do they then make their v's?  Or
maybe that letter hadn't been added to the alphabet yet.  :)
Sorry for digressing.......
Allen
am

3) From: DJ Garcia
You did it again, Mike. You need to learn to speak civilian lingo :-)

4) From: Stuart Frankel
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Sorry for responding...
... but ...
the Romans had both U and V but they were two shapes of the same letter. 
There was a tendency, not 100%, to use V for carving and U for writing. 
These two shapes were considered to be the same letter until the 17th 
century -  some scribes and early printers tended to use "v" for the 
beginnings of words and "u" elsewhere; some just used "u" everywhere 
(which they spelled "eureywhere") except in ornamental (all-caps) titles.
I and J were also variant of the same letter, incidentally; J tended to 
be used at the ends of words or numbers (so 3 could be: iij).
There's a lot more but it gets seriously boring from here on out and, 
worse, not coffee related.
best,
 stuart / STVART
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5) From: John Blumel
On Jun 14, 2004, at 10:36am, Stuart Frankel wrote:
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And, as we all learned in school, it was the Roman's lack of coffee 
that cavsed the collapse of their empire. Of covrse, after they 
invented espresso, they lost all will to fight.
Iohn Blvmel

6) From: Allen Marsalis
At 10:36 AM 6/14/2004 -0400, Stuart Frankel wrote:
 >
 >the Romans had both U and V but they were two shapes of the same letter.
 >There was a tendency, not 100%, to use V for carving and U for writing.
 >These two shapes were considered to be the same letter until the 17th
 >century -  some scribes and early printers tended to use "v" for the
 >beginnings of words and "u" elsewhere; some just used "u" everywhere
 >(which they spelled "eureywhere") except in ornamental (all-caps) titles.
 >
 >I and J were also variant of the same letter, incidentally; J tended to
 >be used at the ends of words or numbers (so 3 could be: iij).
 >
 >There's a lot more but it gets seriously boring from here on out and,
 >worse, not coffee related.
 >
Thanks Stuart!  I knew that someone on this list would know the
answer and set me straight.  I've always wondered about that.
Seeing that u and v are not adjacent on the keyboard, I'm unsure
if the word "unsvbscribes" a true typo or if this list that old?  ;-)
Allen
am

7) From: Angelo
Done!
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8) From: Angelo
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Ut oh! I think you've just started the old QWERTY Vs Dvorak Thread...Good 
luck...
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