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Printing Conventions for -ed Ending
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0296  Monday, 14 February 2005

[1]     From:   John Briggs <
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        Date:   Sunday, 13 Feb 2005 14:50:41 -0000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 16.0248 Printing Conventions for -ed Ending

[2]     From:   Larry Weiss <
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        Date:   Sunday, 13 Feb 2005 23:52:38 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 16.0280 Printing Conventions for -ed Ending


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From:           John Briggs <
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Date:           Sunday, 13 Feb 2005 14:50:41 -0000
Subject: 16.0248 Printing Conventions for -ed Ending
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0248 Printing Conventions for -ed Ending

Julia Griffin wrote:

 >Does anyone else find very irritating the 3rd Arden eds' policy of
 >printing the past tense "-ed" in all cases, explaining the
 >pronunciation each time in a note at the foot of the page?

No, I think is an eminently sensible policy.  We have to remember that
what is being produced is a text with modernised spelling.  To leave in
the archaic "-'d" and "-

 

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