[NTG-context] long quotation problem

Alan Bowen acbowen at princeton.edu
Fri Oct 21 20:39:27 CEST 2005


Among printers this Latinate gibberish (which was “taken” from  
Cicero) was known as “greeked text” or as “printers’ Greek”—which is  
really nonsense and yet another reason not to pay attention to it!

Alan

On Oct 21, 2005, at 1:40 PM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:

> Hey, please don't take the famous "lorem ipsum" for Latin, or those  
> knowing Latin will be offended... This is just random gibberish  
> looking slightly Latin :-)
>
> Thomas
>
> On Oct 21, 2005, at 6:56 PM, Peter Rolf wrote:
>
>
>> please, *no* more latin examples.
>>
>
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