Re: What's a widow?

Subject: Re: What's a widow?
From: "Parks, Beverly L." <parksb -at- HUACHUCA-EMH7 -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 1996 12:00:00 MST

Eileen, I think you're just plain crazy. ;-)

I've never heard or read of allowing a single word orphan just because it
has a certain number of syllables. That was most likely a house rule.

Widows, I believe, are when the first line of a paragraph gets stranded
at the bottom of a page. Orphans are when the last line of a paragraph
gets "pushed off" to the top of the following page. I hope I don't have
this backwards.... 8-(

Bev Parks
parksb -at- huachuca-emh7 -dot- army -dot- mil

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