On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 11:18:24 +0100, Phil C. <philsuse...@fsmail.net>
>On Mon, 9 Jun 2008 23:23:34 +0000 (UTC), Dennis AhernThat was sent too soon in error. I was going to add the full
>>I've increased the sample to show the entire page.
>>The text I have so far is as follows:
>> Washington D C April 20/61
>Given his basic literacy, it could be a misspelling of "brightness" or
definition given by my Imperial Dictionary of 1850 (British but based
"BRISKNESS n. Liveliness; vigour in action; quickness; gaiety;
vivacity; effervescence of liquors."
It fits very well with _some_ interpretations of the second part of
the sentence but I wouldn't push it as correct.
Is it known, by the way, whether he did make it home?
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