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by npdckrsn
Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: PICA
Replies: 4
Views: 1764

Pica--another definition

Pica is also a 12-point type size that requires 10 spaces per inch in a line of type as opposed to elite. Keyboarding instructors--retired or otherwise--would recognize this if they used the old fashioned typewriters rather than the keyboards on a computer.
by npdckrsn
Sat Oct 04, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: Site News
Topic: Sneak Preview
Replies: 10
Views: 17105

Grunchy Eggplant?

I still have not decided exactly what the grunch and the eggplant have in common. Care to elucidate? Maybe it could be explained in Texan?
by npdckrsn
Sat Oct 04, 2008 1:35 pm
Forum: Site News
Topic: Sneak Preview
Replies: 10
Views: 17105

English word for French word

Ah, would it not be nice to KEEP the French word we have chosen in the box to see that it is the one required; then we can struggle with its translation into English. I found more than one word of French origin in "pin", "piece", and "court." It took me some time to try...

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