Re: What's a widow?

Subject: Re: What's a widow?
From: Christiane Cadrin <cadrinc -at- BERCLAIN -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 1996 15:48:01 -0400

At 12:00 13/09/96 MST, Parks, Beverly L. wrote:

>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.

Neither have I!

>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.

You've got it right! This is it!

Christiane

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