Re: Italics in a translation

Bernard Taylor (
Tue, 2 Apr 1996 15:33:52 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 2 Apr 1996, Edward Hobbs wrote:

> Of course, the original "King James" translation did not use
> italics for indicating words inserted into the text for clarity; rather
> than tell you what they did, I suggest you look at a facsimile.

... and when someone finds out, how about letting the rest of us know who
have mislaid our faxes. I am curious.

As for using square brackets, it gets my vote. I can't think of any
reason not to do it, except that we are not doing it.

Bernard Taylor