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what was that book, letter f vs long s?

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Dec. 20th, 2010 | 02:03 pm
mood: mystified

Once upon a time I read a kids book, probably by Joan Aiken, where there was a running joke about the confusion between the letter f and the letter "long s": ſ or possibly

I have looked all over, including the whatwasthatbook comm, and I cannot find it, does anyone remember this?
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hanarobi

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from: hanarobi
date: Dec. 20th, 2010 11:33 pm (UTC)
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There's an entire episode of the Vicar of Dibley with that as the running theme.

Sorry. I know it's not what you're looking for, but it's all I got.

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Lotripper

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from: msilverstar
date: Dec. 21st, 2010 06:32 am (UTC)
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thanks anyway!

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They can never love!

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from: _peapod
date: Dec. 23rd, 2010 06:21 pm (UTC)
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There's an Enid Blyton book called 'The Treasure Hunters' in which they find a treasure map but think it says "jreafure" because of the old-fashioned writing. That one?

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Lotripper

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from: msilverstar
date: Dec. 24th, 2010 06:37 am (UTC)
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That might be it!

Also, how are you doing, and what's up with you?

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