SPOILER for _Dragon_...what's up with Vlad, again?

Tue Feb 18 05:46:50 PST 2003

>><ignorance category="jargon">
>>What's a slashover?
>An artifact of the typewriter.  Words or phrases "struck out" with a slash 
>so they could still be read, the humor coming from the idea that the author 
>had first written something and then changed his mind, but you could see 
>his original thought.

Ah, that's similar to a practice I used to see a lot in Usenet, execpt 
utilizing ^H (which stands for control-H, which is the ASCII equivilent of a 

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