[LMB] OT: quotation marks

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Mar 3 22:36:22 GMT 2015


On Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:44:11 -0800, <mmjustus at mmjustus.com> wrote:

>But American 
>publishers do things like get rid of British idioms and change the titles of 
>books (Harry Potter and the <choke> Sorcerer's Stone, Midnight Riot instead 
>of Rivers of London, etc.), which annoys me greatly.

Vice versa sometimes: (US) "Courtship Rite" became (UK) "Geta" - to no
good effect.
-- 

Marc

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