From: Martin Arhelger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Oct 25 1997 - 14:19:16 EDT
Rod Decker wrote:
> I just ran across a note regarding a typo in the German ed. of BDF
> been translated without correction in the English edition; those
who have a
> copy may want to mark the passage accordingly.
> Sect. 423, first paragraph of the small print section (= p. 218,
> Next to last line of that parag. now reads:
> ...except for 4:35, 16:2, it is always in postposition...
> Change "always" to "never" (a slight change in meaning!).
> The German edition contained a typo:
> "...ausser 4:35, 16:2 immer nachgestellt..."
> It should have read: "nimmer" instead of "immer." (The difference
> letter can make...!)
In my German edition of BDF (in German: BDR, R=Friedrich Rehkopf),
15 th. edition of 1979 the missprint is already corrected ("...
ausser 4,35 16:2 nie nachgestellt..."). The most recent German
Edition of BDR is the 17 th of 1990. (BTW: I'm glad, that Rehkopf
did not say "nimmer" but "nie". The word "nimmer" is rather archaic
And the moral of this story:
Be wary of English grammars!
Better use the recent German editions! ;-)
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