In a message dated 12/08/2000 3:06:45 PM Eastern Standard Time,
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> Robin, I'd like to untry my entry and revise it, please
> New text follows:
> Your learning was in ruin until you hired Alcuin
> His Aachen school's miniscules kept the country viewin'
> The tomes of ancient poems and glorious Golden Gospels
> Scribed on scrolls and parchment pages by Carolingian crowquills.
As long as you're revising, Mike, try changing to spelling it "minuscules."