View Full Version : Typographic problem in Eskimo/Tupperware column

John W. Kennedy
03-19-2004, 12:46 PM
Quotation marks seem to have been transmogrified into { and }


(By the way, just to get it out of the way, "Eskimo" does not mean "eaters of raw meat", it means "snowshoe weavers".)

Exapno Mapcase
03-19-2004, 01:13 PM
Has there been a remarkably quick fix or has JWK been into the fermented seal oil again?

I see quotation marks. (I also see dead people, but they're not Eskimo, so that's not relevant here.)

03-19-2004, 01:37 PM
Most places do have correct quotes, but the penultimate sentence of the third bulleted paragraph contains the strange curly brackets. I agree that they were probably intended to be quotation marks.

Spurious George
03-19-2004, 01:59 PM
They're also in the first paragraph, around the quote from the Tupperware executive.

I came in here just to see what was up with them.