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Something I've not seen in an ARC before

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Post by Madeleine » Tue May 15th, 2012, 3:23 pm

We still have whiteout - or Tippex or Snopake as it's called here - in our office; although we're computerised, we still make a lot of hand-written notes and sometimes things like dates change so we do use the stuff occasionally.
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Post by Manda Scott » Tue May 15th, 2012, 3:24 pm

'Once my butt is back in the saddle'
Awed that anyone would publish this. But remember vividly the description from the platform at last year's Kelmarsh of a published book in which Lord Darnley comes home from a day's hunting, marches into the throne room where Mary, Queen of Scots, is sitting by the fire knitting (!) and says, 'Hey, honey, will you fix us a sandwich?'

If nothing else, someone needs a short lesson in the history of the sandwich - which celebrated the 250th anniversary of its invention by the Earl of Sandwich only this month...


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Post by Misfit » Tue May 15th, 2012, 3:54 pm

[quote=""Manda Scott""]Awed that anyone would publish this. But remember vividly the description from the platform at last year's Kelmarsh of a published book in which Lord Darnley comes home from a day's hunting, marches into the throne room where Mary, Queen of Scots, is sitting by the fire knitting (!) and says, 'Hey, honey, will you fix us a sandwich?'

If nothing else, someone needs a short lesson in the history of the sandwich - which celebrated the 250th anniversary of its invention by the Earl of Sandwich only this month...


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Post by Misfit » Tue May 15th, 2012, 9:30 pm

FYI, Marg had an ARC and she checked her copy and has no white out or markings on the same pages. Odd...
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Post by boswellbaxter » Tue May 15th, 2012, 11:37 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]FYI, Marg had an ARC and she checked her copy and has no white out or markings on the same pages. Odd...[/quote]

Could you tell from her copy what the white-out on yours was covering?
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Post by Misfit » Wed May 16th, 2012, 12:28 am

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]Could you tell from her copy what the white-out on yours was covering?[/quote]

Didn't think to ask her? Duh.

Book is in the car, so I'll pester her tomorrow. Since this went out to Vine members also, I might ask over at those forums and see if anyone else got one like mine.
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Post by DianeL » Fri May 25th, 2012, 10:27 pm

The real stunner here isn't that something's been whited-out (though I feel your pain - that would drive me to distraction as well!): it is what was left IN. :eek:
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Post by Misfit » Fri May 25th, 2012, 11:25 pm

It was pretty bad all the way around. I did come across another section of white out towards the end, about three lines worth. None of the other Vine reviewers have mentioned it.
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