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RE: Personal Book Question

Poster: Mike Dullaghan <michael.f.dullaghan@adn.alcatel.com>

On 09-Feb-98 Erick and Sue wrote:
>Poster: Erick and Sue <bduck@fred.net>
>Pray forgive the intrusion.  I beg for all to participate in settling an
>arguement between my Lord and myself.
>My side is thus.  I beleive that most people DO NOT fold the pages of
>books.  Books are much too precious to deface in this crass manner.  Most
>people also DO NOT lay them open face-down to keep their places, this
>breaks the spine and in some cases makes pages loosen and fall out.  In the
>same vein, they do not lay them down open and face up and put something
>heavy on them to keep their place..unless they are reading and following
>directions; cooking, carving, sewing....
>I say, readers, find a bookmark or something flat to act as a marker...not
>pens, knives, or small children, and close the book...

Put me down firmly on the respect-the-book side. No creasing or
warping of page, spine, or cover. Such things happen too often by
accident as it is, and out goal should be for books to last forever.

Michael the Eclectic, House Falconguard, Barony of Ponte Alto, Atlantia.
Vert, on an inverted chevron or, a reremouse(bat) displayed sable.

Armed man = citizen.  Unarmed man = subject.

Of course these are MY opinions! Whattya think, my EMPLOYER
could've thought this stuff up?
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